Bookmarks

Seafoam Bookmark

Seafoam bookmark

Seafoam bookmark

This is one of my first hardanger worked pieces.

For my beach and sea colors I selected to use Caron Wildflower, Aquamarine which is 100% Pima cotton. Single strand, it is a one ply that is equivalent to …

Hardanger Bookmark with open work

Bookmark

The design is by Roz Watnemo, sold through Nordic Needle as the kit Basic Hardanger, Bookmark #4.

Stitches taught in this kit: Satin stitch (kloster) blocks, solid motifs, cable and double cable stitch, Smyrna, three eyelet variations, cutting, woven bars, …

Basic Hardanger Bookmark, peach

Bookmark

The design is by Roz Watnemo, sold through Nordic Needle as the kit Basic Hardanger, Bookmark #3.

Stitches taught in this kit: Satin stitch (kloster) blocks, solid motifs, Smyrna and three eyelet variations.

Each kit includes a lacy edged 20 …

Basic Hardanger Bookmarks, blackwork

Bookmarks

The patterns that I used are from a Blackwork design called Black Beaumont, designer Elizabeth Almond, purchased from Nordic Needle website. It is a square design six by six blocks of Blackwork around the edges with a sort of formal …

Basic Hardanger Bookmark, grey

Bookmark

Stitched on 14 count grey Aida and backed with same fabric.

My plan was to stitch the backing fabric onto the front piece, on three sides and slide one of those plastic magnifying reading aids into it. Maybe a good …

Basic Hardanger Bookmarks

Bookmarks

Bookmarks are a nice way to use up my stash of size 5 threads. The designs for these two bookmarks kind of came to me as I began to stitch.  I’m sure my pattern ideas came from booklets that I …

Basic Hardanger Bookmarks

Bookmark

These bookmarks are basic hardanger, no cutting.

The design is by Roz Watnemo, sold through Nordic Needle as Basic Hardanger kit, Bookmark #1. Stitches taught in this kit: Satin stitch (kloster) block, box stitch both straight and diagonal, and four …