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Vinciolo 36e Blackwork

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Federico de Vinciolo was a sixteenth-century lace-maker and pattern designer attached to the court of Henry II of France.The patterns in the Vinciolo series are given the numbers from his book of needlework patterns, Les Singuliers et Nouveaux Pourtaicts, published in many editions between 1587 and 1623. I use the page number and reference letter from the Dover reproduction to identify.

They are lovely on a handkerchief or coif. They can be used big to cover large areas.

 PES 4.7″ HUS 4.7″

 

 

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Flower Square Blackwork

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Blackwork was a tradition with ladies of court in the 16th century, and continues to add beauty and grace to clothing, costuming, and linens.  I use my skill as a hand embroider to create a pattern that looks as much like a hand done piece as a machine can do while using the machine to its best advantage.This dramatic piece can be tiled in either direction.  It works best in 3″ or larger.  Excellent for covering large areas, or for a bold border.
 PES 4″ high by 4.2″ widehttps://sellfy.com/p/nAXq/

 

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Pomegranate, from Catherine of Aragon

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Blackwork was a tradition with ladies of court in the 16th century, and continues to add beauty and grace to clothing, costuming, and linens.  I use my skill as a hand embroider to create a pattern that looks as much like a hand done piece as a machine can do while using the machine to its best advantage.This is probably the best known piece by Catherine of Aragon, wife of Henry VIII.
 PES 2″HUS 2″

 

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Acorns and Leaf Blackwork

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Blackwork was a tradition with ladies of court in the 16th century, and continues to add beauty and grace to clothing, costuming, and linens.  I use my skill as a hand embroider to create a pattern that looks as much like a hand done piece as a machine can do while using the machine to its best advantage.

This is a very traditional pattern.  It works well tiled as a strip for cuffs and collars, or done as an overall pattern.

 PES 2.5″HUS 2.5″

 

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Quatrefoil Blackwork

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Blackwork was a tradition with ladies of court in the 16th century, and continues to add beauty and grace to clothing, costuming, and linens.  I use my skill as a hand embroider to create a pattern that looks as much like a hand done piece as a machine can do while using the machine to its best advantage.This one can work as small as 1″.  It is a very old design, and works especially well where you need a small line ofblackwork.It is presented in two colors so you can eliminate the connecting stitches at the right end of your row.
 PES 1″ tall

HUS 1″ tall

 

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Acorns and Daffodils Blackwork

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Blackwork was a tradition with ladies of court in the 16th century, and continues to add beauty and grace to clothing, costuming, and linens.  I use my skill as a hand embroider to create a pattern that looks as much like a hand done piece as a machine can do while using the machine to its best advantage.

This file works best at 1.8″ and taller

 PES 3×1.8″
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Bird and Acorn Blackwork

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Blackwork was a tradition with ladies of court in the 16th century, and continues to add beauty and grace to clothing, costuming, and linens.  I use my skill as a hand embroider to create a pattern that looks as much like a hand done piece as a machine can do while using the machine to its best advantage.This tile works best for boarders 2″ high or higher. It can be mirror doubled, but then the birds are on their heads.

This tile can be used alone or with the Connecting Acorn. This is the point where I apologize for my lack of web skills.  If you will drop me an email, I will send a refund for the Connecting Acorn, but I haven’t yet figured how to do a free file or two files on a Sellfy download.

 4.1×2″ PES main file   2″ PES connecting acornb&a connecting acorn

 

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Rose and Cornflower Blackwork

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Blackwork was a tradition with ladies of court in the 16th century, and continues to add beauty and grace to clothing, costuming, and linens.  I use my skill as a hand embroider to create a pattern that looks as much like a hand done piece as a machine can do while using the machine to its best advantage.Rose and Cornflower will work well in small formats, tiled side by side, or doubled
  PES 2.5″ wide x 1.4″ tall

HUS 2.5″ wide x 1.4″ tall

 

 

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