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Thursday, December 27, 2007

Hardanger Embroidery

Hardanger embroidery or "Hardangersom" is a form of embroidery traditionally worked with white thread on white even-weave cloth, using counted thread and drawn thread work techniques. It is sometimes called Whitework embroidery. (taken from Wikipeda)

I find it easier than cross stitching. It may look complicated but once you get the hang of it you'll love it. I do cross stitch too but lately, I've been concentrating with hardanger embroidery. While cross stitch projects take too much of my time, hardanger doesn't. You can finish a simple project in just a few hours.

Here are some hardanger projects I've done in the past.



The hardanger pillow was done by my sister in law.

4 comments :

M0rN1nG & N!cE said...

Hi Liza! This one is nice for busy moms like me. Kasi antagal naman talaga matapos yung mga cross stitch projects eh.

N!cE
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Nadiah Alwi said...

Oh my Mom used to love making those types of embroidery

Amel's Realm said...

BEAUTIFUL projects!!! I have no knack in doing any of these, but who knows maybe one day I'll try learning it HE HE HE HE HE...

MONACO said...

looking at those pictures reminds me of my mom's embroidery, before her eyes started to fail and when her hands were still quite steady..

your projects look exquisite liza. keep it up!

 
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