Period Figures

Period figures are always a popular them for blackwork designs. Here we go back to the elegance of the 1920’s and 1930’s for our first three projects. Then we travel further back in time . . .

If you are ordering any of our blackwork kits please note that the chart is included. Only order the chart if you already have the materials to complete the design.

 What is in a kit?

Coral - 1930’s style

After many requests for a second design to partner Pearl (below) we are proud to introduce Coral. Available in the same colourways, she is wearing a beaded pearl necklace and metallic silver gloves.

Simple shading is used in her skirt to give the effect of pleats.

The example shown is in plum and silver but she is also available in black and gold.

Design size: 22.25 x 7.5 inches

Kit 23.00

Chart only 8.50

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Pearl - 1920’s lady

Simple but striking, Pearl remains our best selling blackwork design after 4 years! Now available in two colourways: plum and silver or black and gold.

Her shawl is worked in metallic thread, and her earing is beaded. 

Design size: 21 x 8.25 inches

Kit 23.00

Chart only 8.50

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Jasper - 1920’s

After constantly being asked for a partner to Pearl we designed this handsome fellow.

Design size: 18.5 x 8 inches

Kit 23.00

Chart only 8.50

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The Unexpected Guest

The Unexpected Guest

My first blackwork scene is set in the 1930's and is worked in black, two shades of grey and a touch of gold metallic.

Design size: 11 x 12.9 inches

 

 Kit 23.00

 Chart only 8.50

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Sophie

A beautiful blackwork bride from the 1950's, Sophie is worked in thre shades of antique blue with pearl beads and blending filament.  A touch of colour in the bouquet completes the picture.

Design size: 9.5 x 20.25 inches

 Kit 23.00

 Chart only 8.50

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Georgina - 1802

Worked in blue and silver, this gentile portrait uses a little shading on the overdress.

Design size: 11.25 x 13.5 inches

Kit 23.00

Chart only 8.50

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Sunday Best

In this portrait the addition of a child adds to the nostalgia. Simple to stitch with a little shading to give shadow to the folds of the dresses, and a touch of gold for highlights.

Design size: 18.25 x 15 inches

Kit 26.50

Chart only 8.50

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Gwendoline

This demure medieval lady is an easy blackwork project for the beginner to tackle. Gold thread is used for her under-dress and veil.

Design size: 18 x 7.25 inches

Kit 23.00

Chart only 8.50

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 Blackwork Knight

No blackwork collection would be complete without a knight!  This striking fellow is worked in black and gold with seed beads on the horse's cloak.

Design size: 16.5 x 15 inches

Kit 23.00

Chart only 8.50

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