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« on: April 12, 2009 01:14:33 PM »

I have been doing embroidery off and on for about 20 years now and have never ever been able to get the hang of French Knots. A few weeks ago, I finally kicked myself in the keester and went in search of of some good picture tutorials on French Knots and voila! I got it down FINALLY!

Here is the tutorial I used - Purl Bee

The entire cuff is hand sewn - I did all the embroidery, and the backing by hand. I used upholstery fabric for the embroidery side and brown silk for the inside.

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« Reply #1 on: April 12, 2009 04:06:14 PM »

Congrats on mastering what seems to amount to as the boogey-stitch to many embroiderers. The cuff itself has a really natural look to it, it's lovely.
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« Reply #2 on: April 13, 2009 12:10:39 AM »

I love the combination of french knots and beads. Beautiful job!
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« Reply #3 on: April 13, 2009 06:37:40 AM »

Very very cool! 
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« Reply #4 on: April 13, 2009 08:41:06 AM »

Very very cool! 
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« Reply #5 on: April 13, 2009 03:20:03 PM »

Holy macaroni! Nice work! As a person who thinks French knots are a sign of the devil, you kick butt!
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« Reply #6 on: April 14, 2009 12:24:35 PM »

thanks ladies! I am quite pleased to have master that knot as you can see. It is the sign of the devil!

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