Machine Embroidery Design Rose Richelieu corner - 2 sizes

Machine Embroidery Design Rose Richelieu corner will attract admiring glances, because this intricate embroidery is very beautiful and dignified. The history of “Richelieu” technique goes 5 centuries back and originates in Italy in the era of Renaissance.

Lace was so popular among Europeans in the XV–XVII centuries, that this craze was often referred to as the “lace fever”. Chic tracery collars, cuffs, gloves, handkerchiefs and other accessories swept the nobles’ heads. Elaborate embroidery and borders from the finest lace. Richly decorated not only clothes, but linens, table textiles, and furnishings as well.

Machine Embroidery Design Rose Richelieu corner – 2 sizes


Size: 150.0×141.0 mm (5.91×5.55 “), Stitches: 15979
Size: 199.×187.6 mm (7.86×7.39 “), Stitches: 20866

A characteristic feature of “Richelieu”, distinguishing it from any other technique, is the connection of individual parts of the motif with the buttonhole stitches. To make it possible to cut slits in the base fabric afterwards. Thus the embroidery becomes airy and comparable to lace. First, needlewomen manually apply a drawing on canvas, then along its borders they skillfully created the running and buttonhole stitches. In the last turn carefully cut away excess material. With the advent of embroidery machines the work became less time-consuming, and today such a design, as ROSE RICHELIEU CORNER, can be a lot more easily transferred to textiles.

Traditionally Richelieu implies the use of the base and threads of the same color and matching thickness. That makes the embroidery very elegant. If you carry out the pattern with silk or satin thread, it will look like a valuable manual work.

Machine Embroidery Design Rose Richelieu corner will look fantastic in dark color. Despite the fact that saturated tones emphasize all the minor flaws of the openwork, you should not worry on this account. High precision designs from Royal Present Embroidery minimize the probability of errors and promise you excellent quality of the finished piece of work.

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Author: Ludmila Konovalova

My name is Lyudmila Konovalova, and I lead Royal Present Embroidery. Embroidery for me is more than a profession; it is a legacy of my Ukrainian and Bulgarian heritage, where every woman in my family was a virtuoso in cross-stitch and smooth stitching. This art, passed down through generations, is part of my soul and a symbol of national pride.

Date: 12.01.2017