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Snail Family (RicAmare – October 2016)

How cute are these blackwork snails from the October issue of RicAmare magazine?

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The cushion will be on display during the Fall edition of Creattiva fair in Bergamo, Italy, from 6th to 9th October 2016 (Pavilion B, Stand 64 – Edizioni Femminili).

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Pictures left and above:

RicAmare – October 2016
The chart for the Snail Family design

is currently available exclusively
in this month’s issue of the magazine


Dog with Butterfly – A brand new design for RicAmare magazine

RicAmare July2016

We are very excited to show you a preview of another new design included in the current issue of RicAmare, available in all Italian newsstands!

RicAmare Luglio 2016


Pictures left and above:

RicAmare – July/August 2016
The chart for the Dog with Butterfly design
is currently available exclusively
in this month’s issue of the magazine


 

I LOVE BLACKWORK – A free chart for blackwork lovers

Free Blackwork Chart Ajisai Press

Anyone who loves blackwork embroidery will certainly enjoy this little freebie! :-)

We used it to decorate a thread keeper, but it would also be cute framed, mounted on the lid of a wooden box, or finished as a pincushion.

Blackwork thread keeper AjisaiPress

Here is the chart… Happy stitching!

FREE blackwork AjisaiPressI LOVE BLACKWORK

Stitch count: 40 width x 40 height

Each square on the graph represents two threads of evenweave fabric or one block of Aida

Embroidery size:

On 28 ct evenweave fabric (stitched over 2 threads) or 14 ct Aida: 7,3 x 7,3 cm
On 32 ct evenweave fabric (stitched over 2 threads) or 16 ct Aida: 6,35 x 6,35 cm

Chart key:

___  Outlines and text: Holbein Stitch in 2 strands of black stranded cotton

___  Blackwork pattern: Holbein Stitch in 1 strand of black stranded cotton

___  Thread wrapped around the bobbin: Satin Stitch in 2 strands of black stranded cotton

 

 

Valentina Sardu’s blackwork embroidery on the cover of RicAmare magazine

RicAmare - March 2016. The chart for the Amaryllis design is currently available exclusively in this month's issue of the magazine

RicAmare – March 2016

 

We are pleased and proud to see the new blackwork design by Valentina Sardu, “Amaryllis”, featured in the March issue of the Italian magazine RicAmare.

The original model, stitched personally by Valentina, will be on display from 3rd to 6th March 2016 at the Creattiva craft fair in Bergamo, Italy, at the stand of the magazine’s publishing company (Edizioni Femminili, stand 64, pavilion B). For more details about this event, visit: http://www.fieracreattiva.it/bergamo-creattiva/en/


UPDATE – January 2017

The design is now available as a single chart in digital download, here: Amaryllis