Sandra Chamberlain
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Graphing a Hardanger Design

Started this discussion. Last reply by Paula Marcondes Sep 7, 2013. 19 Replies

Hi Everyone,My name is Sandy and I am new to this site, but so far really enjoying it!I love needlework, especially Hardanger.  I am a self taught leftie who learned with the help of Janice Love's…Continue

 

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Paula Marcondes replied to Sandra Chamberlain's discussion Graphing a Hardanger Design
"Welcome! "
Sep 7, 2013
Tammi Andrae replied to Sandra Chamberlain's discussion Graphing a Hardanger Design
"Oh got it.  Thank you so much for your time.  I just kept playing around and got it.  Thank you Thank you Thank you!"
Sep 7, 2013
Tammi Andrae replied to Sandra Chamberlain's discussion Graphing a Hardanger Design
"Ok i see how you put in the back stitches.  I am still not getting how to omit the graph lines or thread lines before putting in the back stitches."
Sep 7, 2013
Paula Marcondes replied to Sandra Chamberlain's discussion Graphing a Hardanger Design
"I am sending a kg file and some images."
Sep 7, 2013
Tammi Andrae replied to Sandra Chamberlain's discussion Graphing a Hardanger Design
"I am not sure if I can find the way to make the "cut" work on the KG software.  I have been working on it for awhile.  Do you have any pointers?  I have found where you make a cut line. I have used that several times but…"
Sep 7, 2013
Paula Marcondes replied to Sandra Chamberlain's discussion Graphing a Hardanger Design
"Yes, it can. Pattern Maker, professional version, by Hobbyware, (http://www.hobbyware.com/). There is only one version, but the Kg can do the same thing. "
Sep 7, 2013
Tammi Andrae replied to Sandra Chamberlain's discussion Graphing a Hardanger Design
"Can this be done with the KG free program?  The Pattern Maker that you use is the cross stitch version?"
Sep 7, 2013
Paula Marcondes replied to Sandra Chamberlain's discussion Graphing a Hardanger Design
"You put a white backstitch over the grid, in the places to be cut out .I've made an example, using Pattern Maker."
Sep 7, 2013
Tammi Andrae replied to Sandra Chamberlain's discussion Graphing a Hardanger Design
"Paula, Do you know how to make the background void so you can show the cutout stitches on the graph?  I am trying to add the cut work into the graph. Thanks for your time."
Sep 7, 2013
Sandra Chamberlain commented on Vera's group Friends of Hardanger-Embroidery
"You know I should know better you are supposed to start with the kloster blocks first... then you might quit ruining fabric and thread... sigh  When will I learn? "
Jan 22, 2013
Sandra Chamberlain replied to Sandra Chamberlain's discussion Graphing a Hardanger Design
"Wow, I just figured out where to find this thread.  Hmmm must be a learning curve here.  Thanks so much everyone for your help!!  I have downloaded the program and am really enjoying it.  It is so much fun to talk with others who…"
Jan 15, 2013
Sandra Chamberlain commented on Vera's group Friends of Hardanger-Embroidery
"Wow have you noticed... spending time on here really makes one want to run for their needles and thread lol.... so many beautiful things!! "
Jan 14, 2013
Shirley Tucker replied to Sandra Chamberlain's discussion Graphing a Hardanger Design
"THANKS"
Jan 14, 2013
Paula Marcondes replied to Sandra Chamberlain's discussion Graphing a Hardanger Design
"For hardanger you do not use the picture function. Just start the pattern, drawing the stitches. It is necessary to read the help files. The size of the design it is measured by the count in your fabric, not the size of the graph. I am uploading the…"
Jan 13, 2013
Shirley Tucker replied to Sandra Chamberlain's discussion Graphing a Hardanger Design
"I can't figure out much about editing the pictures. I have one of my daughter skating at roller derby and the finished size is about 33 inches one way (didn't even bother converting the other side because of the size) and would print out…"
Jan 13, 2013
Paula Marcondes replied to Sandra Chamberlain's discussion Graphing a Hardanger Design
"Welcome. If you need any help with the patterns, feel free to ask! "
Jan 12, 2013

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What type of textile arts are you interested in?
hardanger, crosstitch, quilting, sewing
What's your favorite type of needlework?
Mother, grandmother, and self taught
Please feel free to tell us a little bit about yourself by way of introduction.
I recently had a death in my family and I am looking for a new project to immerse myself in. Needlework is the next best thing to spending time with God for me.

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At 15:18 on January 2, 2013, Connie Kusevskis said…

Hi Sandra, welcome to SF, it is nice to see another Hardanger stitcher here. Connie

 
 
 

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