HNW - Blackwork
hardcorps at vcn.com
Sat Aug 19 11:08:06 PDT 2000
I think Jane's cuffs are charted in a couple of books out there - is it in
the New Caronlingian? and at least one of the "Blackwork" books - this
might save you a bit of time,
unless you just want the experience of charting from a picture - which is
Another source of "fun things to chart" is the Jane Bostocke sampler,
which is also pictured (the best I've found is in the "Victoria and Albert
Textile Collection -
Embroidery in Britain 1200-1750") - lots of bits of band patterns and some
> Thanks for all the great tips and explanations. I'm trying the colored
> approach with the Queen Jane's cuff to see if that helps orient me
> I guess you could say I'm a Pattern Fanatic. This is my first attempt at
> charting *anything*. I've always worked off pre-done patterns from books.
> tend to like them because I can easily see where I've gone wrong, but
> obviously there are some who consider them too limiting.
> One question that cropped up with the cuff pattern, do I stitch the
> quartrefoils as I'm detouring from the journey or are those done
> on another run?
> Julia E. Linthicum
> RCuvier at aol.com
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