Italian Blackwork Borders - Machine Embroidery Designs Set of 11 designs for multiple hoop


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Italian Blackwork Borders - Machine Embroidery Designs Set of 11 designs for multiple hoop created by ArtEmbroidery.

Blackwork Motives was digitized from Italian sampler the 16th Century that is located in the V&A Museum in London, England.

Embroiderers were trials of patterns and stitches that had been copied from others, and records of particular effects achieved that could be recreated again.
Blackwork historically done with black silk thread on linen, other colors have also been used: red, blue, green, yellow and possibly brown.
The original sampler includes 115 patterns but there are just 11 patterns.

Designs are delivered as a .zip file which contains:
- .txt info file
- Color Charts,
- Pictures of designs and embroidered project,
- 11 designs (single motives and designs borders from few units of single designs) for hoops 4x4", 5x7", 6x10" and 8x12":

One color

AE_BW1 (1unit) for hoop 4x4"
Size: 2.52x0.71 " (64.0x18.0 mm), Stitches: 505
AE_BW1 (2units) for hoop 5x7"
Size: 5.04x0.71 " (128.0x18.0 mm), Stitches: 1009
AE_BW1 (3units) for hoop 6x8"
Size: 7.54x0.71 " (191.6x18.0 mm), Stitches: 1509
AE_BW1 (4units) for hoop 8x10"
Size: 10.06x0.71 " (255.6x18.0 mm), Stitches: 2011

AE_BW2 (1unit) for hoop 4x4"
Size: 2.05x0.94 " (52.0x24.0 mm), Stitches: 459
AE_BW2 (2units) for hoop 5x7"
Size: 4.09x0.94 " (104.0x24.0 mm), Stitches: 917
AE_BW2 (3units) for hoop 5x7"
Size: 6.14x0.94 " (156.0x24.0 mm), Stitches: 1375
AE_BW2 (4units) for hoop 6x10"
Size: 8.20x0.94 " (208.2x24.0 mm), Stitches: 1833
AE_BW2 (5units) for hoop 8x12"
Size: 10.22x0.94 " (259.6x24.0 mm), Stitches: 2291

AE_BW3 (1unit) for hoop 5x7"
Size: 4.88x1.73 " (124.0x44.0 mm), Stitches: 1640
AE_BW3 (2units) for hoop 6x10"
Size: 9.59x1.73 " (243.6x44.0 mm), Stitches: 3278

AE_BW4 (1unit) for hoop 4x4"
Size: 2.05x0.79 " (52.0x20.0 mm), Stitches: 454
AE_BW4 (2units) for hoop 5x7"
Size: 4.09x0.79 " (103.8x20.0 mm), Stitches: 904
AE_BW4 (3units) for hoop 5x7"
Size: 6.14x0.79 " (156.0x20.0 mm), Stitches: 1357
AE_BW4 (4units) for hoop 6x10"
Size: 8.19x0.79 " (208.1x20.0 mm), Stitches: 1809
AE_BW4 (5units) for hoop 8x12"
Size: 10.23x0.79 " (259.8x20.0 mm), Stitches: 2254

AE_BW5 (1unit) for hoop 4x4"
Size: 1.97x0.87 " (50.0x22.0 mm), Stitches: 387
AE_BW5 (2units) for hoop 4x4"
Size: 3.86x0.87 " (98.0x22.0 mm), Stitches: 773
AE_BW5 (3units) for hoop 5x7"
Size: 5.74x0.87 " (145.8x22.0 mm), Stitches: 1159
AE_BW5 (5units) for hoop 6x10"
Size: 9.52x0.87 " (241.8x22.0 mm), Stitches: 1931
AE_BW5 (6units) for hoop 8x12"
Size: 11.41x0.87 " (289.8x22.0 mm), Stitches: 2317

AE_BW6 (1unit) for hoop 4x4"
Size: 2.28x1.73 " (58.0x44.0 mm), Stitches: 1064
AE_BW6 (2units) for hoop 5x7"
Size: 4.02x1.73 " (102.2x44.0 mm), Stitches: 2124
AE_BW6 (3units) for hoop 5x7"
Size: 5.76x1.73 " (146.4x44.0 mm), Stitches: 3185
AE_BW6 (4units) for hoop 6x8"
Size: 7.50x1.73 " (190.4x44.0 mm), Stitches: 4247
AE_BW6 (5units) for hoop 6x10"
Size: 9.24x1.73 " (234.6x44.0 mm), Stitches: 5307

AE_BW7 (1unit) for hoop 5x7"
Size: 4.65x1.50 " (118.0x38.0 mm), Stitches: 916
AE_BW7 (2units) for hoop 6x10"
Size: 9.21x1.50 " (234.0x38.0 mm), Stitches: 1831

AE_BW8 (1unit) for hoop 6x10"
Size: 9.37x3.07 " (238.0x78.0 mm), Stitches: 4526

AE_BW9 (1unit) for hoop 4x4"
Size: 2.91x3.15 " (74.0x80.0 mm), Stitches: 1804
AE_BW9 (2units) for hoop 5x7"
Size: 5.45x3.15 " (138.4x80.0 mm), Stitches: 3606
AE_BW9 (3units) for hoop 6x8"
Size: 7.97x3.15 " (202.4x80.0 mm), Stitches: 5407
AE_BW9 (4units) for hoop 8x12"
Size: 10.50x3.15 " (266.8x80.0 mm), Stitches: 7209

AE_BW10 (1unit) for hoop 5x7"
Size: 5.91x1.81 " (150.0x46.0 mm), Stitches: 1859
AE_BW10 (2units) for hoop 8x12"
Size: 11.20x1.81 " (284.4x46.0 mm), Stitches: 3716

AE_BW11 (1unit) for hoop 4x4"
Size: 3.76x0.47 " (95.6x12.0 mm), Stitches: 799
AE_BW11 (2units) for hoop 6x8"
Size: 7.52x0.47 " (191.0x12.0 mm), Stitches: 1587
AE_BW11 (3units) for hoop 8x12"
Size: 11.28x0.47 " (286.4x12.0 mm), Stitches: 2375

Available formats: DST, EXP, HUS, JEF, PEC, PES, XXX, VIP, VP3

If you need a design in a different format, you can:

- Use converter or other embroidery software to convert. In this case, however I do not take responsibility for the quality of the converted design.
- At your request I can convert the design into the format you need and I can make the necessary adjustments if required. The converted designs can be sent to your email.

All Digitized Designs are Copyrighted by ArtEmbroidery and are to be used by the person who originally purchased the designs.
You can use it for personal or commercial needs (i.e. to stitch on items that are being sold).
It is not allowed sharing, duplication or reselling the design digital files.

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact me via e-mail.

Enjoy your stitching! Hope to see you soon again!

Liuba Tabunidze
Embroidery Digitizer




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Average review
Excellent stitch patterns and easy to use on Husqvarna Viking machine.
Jan 23, 2018 by Jason Eagle

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All the designs are done manually (by hand) embroidery digitizing. You will love it!
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Purchased designs belong © ArtEmbroidery. You can use it for personal or commercial needs (i.e. to stitch on items that are being sold). Pictures for each product for sale must have watermark “Design by ArtEmbroidery” or "Embroidery Design by ArtEmbroidery" and/or your listing description link to my design shop:

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