By Janice Routley
This sweet small pillow design introducing Schwalm can be used as a pin cushion or placed beside your dresser mirror to store your beautiful brooches. This gorgeous whitework technique is originally from the Schwalm River Valley in north central Germany and features such stitches as Coral Knots, Buttonhole, tiny chain and filling stitches such as Marburg, Waffle and Rose. This will make a great guild course.
This intermediate level course not only give instructions in various stitches, but encourages independent study of pulled thread stitches. Stitches given in the course are Hedebo Buttonhole Edge, Wave, Window, Reverse Wave, Waffle, Honeycomb, Satin, Faggot, Reverse Faggot, Cross, Greek Cross, Double Back, Ripple and Eyelet.