The medieval vine motif can be worked on
a collar or cuff. Portions could be placed on a pocket, the
flap of a purse, or down the front placket of a dress or blouse.
From PieceWork magazine December/January
linen fabric, 6 x 9 1/2 inches (15.2 x 24.1 cm), #6540,
yarn, 1 skein of 968, red
DMC metallic embroidery
floss, 1 skein of 5284, gold
oval, 5 x 9 inches (12.7 x 22.9 cm)
Needle, size 18
White transfer paper
Finished size: 2 1/2 x 6 1/2 inches (6.4 x 16.5 cm)
Transfer pattern (below) to fabric by placing
transfer paper between fabric and design and tracing over
the design with a dull pencil. Mount the fabric in embroidery
hoop. Embroider, using stitches and number of plies indicated
in the Stitch Guide below.
Place finished piece,
right side down, on a thick towel and gently steam from wrong
side to take out wrinkles.
About the Designer.Judy
Kettner enjoys working with fibers in many different techniques.
She is the project coordinator for PieceWork magazine.
strands gold floss
strands gold floss or 2 strands red yarn