Hardanger Embroidery- the basics

Hardanger Embroidery

The fundamentals of gazing Hardanger embroidery consists of doing Kloster blocks and cutting & withdrawing the threads. Let’s begin!

Kloster obstructs

Kloster blocks are developed by parallel Satin Stitches worked in a rectangle-shaped way. Usually, a block consists of 5 or 7 stitches.

Hardanger Embroidery


Pull out the threaded needle through A.

2. Continue the procedure to make the block.

Ensure the lengths of the stitches are exactly the same.

Cutting the threads of the material

The material in between Kloster blocks are cut and the threads are pulled out. The staying threads are decorated with various stitches.

Usage pointy and sharp scissors to cut the material. Cut right next to the Satin stitches, however, make sure not to cut them. If possible usage tweezers to pull the threads out.

Hardanger Embroidery

Various expensive stitches are utilized to embroider the staying hairs and to fill the blank areas produced as an outcome of taking out the threads in between the Kloster obstructs.

In my next post, I’ll be dealing with 3 frequently utilized stitches and a theme frequently utilized to enhance any Hardanger embroidery. Till next time!

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