Pattern FRUIT OF THE VINE by Maria Rita Faleri for Inspiration Studios, Featuring Knotting
Luscious grapes are formed with clever knots, creating these fun tassels. Finished design size is 6.25"x 2".
Inspirations Studios describe this project:
"Knotted tassels have a long tradition as embellishments on Italian embroidery.
The ingenious use of simple and complex knots to fashion beautiful decorative elements dates back to the 17th Century.
Using onion and Turk’s head knots, these charming grape tassels are worked with linen thread and would be the perfect adornment for the key to the wine cupboard."
This booklet includes complete instructions and full size pattern. 11 pages, full color illustrations and a list of required supplies are all included. The project uses 6-ply linen thread.
Close up photo is provided to see stitches in detail. Special techniques and colorwork are shown step by step in photos with explanations and directions. The entire work order is described step by step in details.
Perfect for medium-level to experienced stitchers.