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Topic: Teresa Wentzler Celtic Knotwork Bookmark  (Read 1790 times)
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amber555
« on: January 04, 2011 03:24:09 PM »

I saw a set of Teresa Wentzler's Celtic Knotwork bookmarks stitched and displayed at an art show during V-Con, Vancouver's science fiction and fantasy convention, many years ago and have been interested in making them ever since. I'm going to put together a couple more soon, but I started with this design because it has always been my favourite. The other celtic knotwork bookmarks I make will likely turn into gifts for friends and family. This one I'm keeping for myself.



If you find Teresa Wentzler's larger pieces a bit intimidating or think they might be too time consuming, I highly recommend these Celtic Knotwork Bookmarks. They require lots of 3/4 stitches and plenty of thread blending, which will give you a feel for what it's like to tackle one of Wentzler's larger designs.





This was stitched on some 32 count cream belfast linen that I had left over. I'm not sure exactly how long I worked on the bookmark, but I'd say it was about 2 weeks of stitching fairly regularly for a couple hours a day.



The Celtic Knotwork pattern is out of print now, but you can get it as a download from PatternsOnline (http://www.patternsonline.com/Patterns/Pat.aspx?P=3787). Warning though, before spending any money there be aware that their downloads are only PC compatible. Hopefully if you're an avid Mac users (like me) you at least know someone with a PC who can download and print patterns for you.

Thanks for looking everyone! Feedback is always welcome.
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« Reply #1 on: January 04, 2011 04:27:27 PM »

Beautiful! 
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« Reply #2 on: January 04, 2011 05:57:08 PM »

As soon as I saw the pic I knew it was TW. Her designs are so distinctive. You did a beautiful job. I admire your patience (her stuff can be a real pig to stitch).
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Wow! Very nice!
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