A Touch of Fall with Jane Ellen Balzuweit is created using a 17th century white work technique, Dresden Lace, a combination of pulled thread and surface embroidery. In this piece, if the student wants to make it contemporary, needlelace can be used for the center motif. The design is worked on Legacy shadow work linen which is not an evenweave but about 50 count fabric. The stitcher has the option of working it in silk or cotton ﬂoss.
Type of project: Picture
Design size: 7″x7″
Skill level: Intermediate to Advanced
Prerequisite: student should be able to understand charted stitch diagrams
Timeline: Four lessons and ﬁve months
Approximate cost of supplies: for fabric and silk, $28.00
Supplies used: 13”x13” Legacy Shadow work linen, Rainbow Gallery Splendor® silk thread or white cotton ﬂoss.
Learn more about A Touch of Fall and teacher Jane Ellen Balzuweit by clicking here.
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