by lidiad 04 Jun 2017

Battenberg doily I have stitched out with cotton thread.

Design from Advanced Embroidery Designs.
Hugs, Lidia

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by Shisha 24 Jun 2017

Stunning!

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lidiad by lidiad 24 Jun 2017

Thank you, Shisha!
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by stella1 15 Jun 2017

Lidia this is excellent very beautiful and so stunning .Have been a nice day

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lidiad by lidiad 24 Jun 2017

Thank you, Stella :-)
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by mooie24 14 Jun 2017

oh wow very beautiful as all your creations are xx

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lidiad by lidiad 15 Jun 2017

Thank you :-)
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by sewdeb 06 Jun 2017

Gorgeous - like all your doilies!

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lidiad by lidiad 07 Jun 2017

Thank you!
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by robertahilde 06 Jun 2017

It is absolutely delightful my friend!

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lidiad by lidiad 06 Jun 2017

Thank you, my friend!
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by mi30kaja 06 Jun 2017

Just Beautiful

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lidiad by lidiad 06 Jun 2017

Thank you, Lyn.
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by sdrise 05 Jun 2017

Beautiful as always!

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lidiad by lidiad 05 Jun 2017

Thank you, Suzanne!
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by basketkase 05 Jun 2017

So pretty, Lidia!

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lidiad by lidiad 05 Jun 2017

Thank you, Vicki!
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by bemara 05 Jun 2017

It is gorgeous, great job as always, looks like handmade :-) hugs Maria

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lidiad by lidiad 05 Jun 2017

Thank you,Maria. I have never done it by hand so I am unable to compare them, so I take your word for it!
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by airyfairy 05 Jun 2017

Your work is always perfection. If I tried to make one of these my machine would go on strike

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lidiad by lidiad 05 Jun 2017

Thank you, Sarah. Your machine wouldn't go on strike because the design isn't dense at all. That's a characteristic of the Battenberg style, it has much less stitches then other FSL and it's much quicker to stitch out. You can read their instructions on their website.
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by apple59 05 Jun 2017

Beautiful. Would you please say the name of the design. Is it more
than one design? I looked on this site but fail to find the design.
Thank you.

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lidiad by lidiad 05 Jun 2017

First of all, welcome to Cute Embroidery!
This doily is called "FSL Battenberg Dancing Spiral Doily". To find it, open their Home page, scroll down to the bottom of their page and click "Shop". From their design "Category", select Freestanding Battenberg Lace, click "Doily", you will find this design in their page #2.
Thanks for your comment.
Hugs, Lidia

lidiad by lidiad edited 05 Jun 2017

P.S.: It's one design available in three sizes.

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by pennyhal2 05 Jun 2017

Yep! It is an advanced embroidery design for sure! The doily has a soft gentle feel about it that I love. Nicely done...and kudos to your machine for giving you such a nice stitchout!

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lidiad by lidiad 05 Jun 2017

Thank you, Penny!
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by Sewmum1 05 Jun 2017

This is beautiful. I can see it would have taken a while to stitch out

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lidiad by lidiad 05 Jun 2017

The Battenberg style of doilies, like this one, has much less stitches than other free-standing styles, and takes much less time to stitch out. Thanks for your comment.
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by shirley124 04 Jun 2017

So beautiful. Hugs

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lidiad by lidiad 05 Jun 2017

Thank you, Shirley.
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by sonjapotgieter 04 Jun 2017

Great work done...So Gorgeous!!!Well done

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lidiad by lidiad 05 Jun 2017

Thank you, Sonja.
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by pennifold 04 Jun 2017

IT'S GORGEOUS! Love Chris

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lidiad by lidiad 05 Jun 2017

Thank you, Chris!
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by Barbaric 04 Jun 2017

thank you for the inspiration this looks really beautiful

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lidiad by lidiad 05 Jun 2017

Thank you :-)
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by cooperal 04 Jun 2017

Awesome! What else is there to say? I didn't realize just how different a cotton thread would change the look of stitch-out. What weight cotton do you use. I have a set with many colours that I've never even attempted to use. Maybe I will now. Avis

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lidiad by lidiad 06 Jun 2017

Thank you, Avis. The thread I have used is 50 weight 100% cotton. You can read all the instructions given for this type of free-standing lace on their website.
Hugs, Lidia

cooperal by cooperal 14 Jun 2017

Thank you...you are always so helpful! Avis

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by noah 04 Jun 2017

So like hand done great job my friend****hugs

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lidiad by lidiad 05 Jun 2017

Thank you, my friend. I have never done a doily by hand but I'm having a ball now with my embroidery machine :-)
Hugs, Lidia

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by peafarm 04 Jun 2017

Beautiful design-it turned out gorgeous--haven't done a lot with the cotton threads but just ordered me some from a place called connectingthreads. It is just lovely.

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lidiad by lidiad 05 Jun 2017

I don't use cotton thread often because of the fluff it generates but I love the resulting doily. Thanks for letting us know where you are buying your cotton thread, I'll check it out. Thank you for your comment.
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by cooperal 04 Jun 2017

Very pretty, Lidia. Amazing how different thread changes the look. Avis

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lidiad by lidiad edited 05 Jun 2017

This doily can be stitched out using polyester thread as well but the result would be a finer textured doily. Thanks for your comment, Avis.
Hugs, Lidia

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by dragonflyer 04 Jun 2017

It is lovely...I love using cotton threads for these types of doilies...makes them look more like they have been hand made...

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lidiad by lidiad 05 Jun 2017

I love this kind of free-standing lace as well, Thanks for your comment.
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by elemausi 04 Jun 2017

Love this, looks with the cotton thread like done by hand. My Granddoughters are doing this together with her other grandma.Yours is gorgeous.

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lidiad by lidiad edited 05 Jun 2017

Thank you. I have never done it by hand and am happy to be able to do it with my embroidery machine.
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by crafter2243 Moderator 04 Jun 2017

It is gorgeous. Great job as always

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lidiad by lidiad 04 Jun 2017

Thank you.
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