Jenny Brandis' Handcrafts


My Torchon Stage 1
Proficiency Folio


Proficencies 011

ITEM # 11  
Description: Rhonda bookmark
Source: Torchon Lace Patterns by Carol Westley page 3
Thread: Guterman Quilting Cotton - Lilac and purple - 28wpc
Bobbin#: 18 pairs (36)
Stitches: corner with fishtail fan (top), 7 pin cloth stitch blocks with 3 hole centre
Found the start a bit of a challenge

Proficencies 012

ITEM # 12 Marked - Unsatisfactory horizontal division.
Description: Carol bookmark
Source: Torchon Lace Patterns by Carol Westley page 4
Thread: Guterman Quilting Cotton - 3 shades of mushroom - 28wpc
Bobbin#: 26 pairs (52)
Stitches: CLoth stitch with horizontal division fans, cloth stitch blockw with eye, half stitch narrow trail, directional change #3
 

Proficencies 013

ITEM #13  
Description: Rachelle bookmark
Source: Own design - 1/10 inch diagonal
Thread: Gutermann Quilting Cotton - purple - 28wpc
Bobbin#: 28 pairs (56)
Stitches: Simple spider, Spider +2, lozenge, little crown fan, cloth stitch fan with spoke stitch edge, spider with cross over centre,narrow cloth stitch trail, directional change #4, cloth stitch block crossing, clover crossing
   

Proficencies 014

ITEM #14  
Description: Ashlea bookmark
Source: Own design - 1/10 inch diagonal
Thread: Gutermann Quilting Cotton - orange - 28wpc
Bobbin#: 28 pairs (56)
Stitches: Honeycomb stitch ( CTpCTT)
Twisted torchon A (CTpCTT)
half stitch narrow trail with directional change #3
   

Proficencies 015

ITEM #15  
Description: Jasmine edging
Source: Own design - 1/10 inch diagonal
Thread: Finca 30 - pale blue - 27wpc
Bobbin#: 35 pairs (70)
Stitches: Footside, twisted torchon ground C (CTTpCTT), tallies - square, tallies - angled, half stitch trail, directional chage #5, compound spiders, cloth stitch block with horizontal or vertical division, cloth stitch fan with spoke stitch edge. fish tail fan.
  New to tallies - can you tell"?

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