Hardanger is a beautiful form of embroidery appears complicated because of its intricate look. It involves only a few basic stitches which can be easily mastered by the most inexperienced stitcher. As the tutor says “if you can count to five you will master this craft!”
Modern Hardanger fabric is an even weave cotton material woven with pairs of threads typically 22 pairs per linear inch in both directions, referred to as “22 count”. The weave gives a squared appearance with distinct holes making it easy to count and work on.
In this one day workshop the you will be introduced to the basic stitches to create a needle case. The image is work in progress – needle case.