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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 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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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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Tudor Rose 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 piece is a very simple Tudor Rose.  It can be tiled to create distinctive motifs and borders.  It works well in when reduced to create cuff and collar borders.
  2″ dst file

2″ PES file

2″ HUS File

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