Award-Winning Designs in Hardanger 2017
This beautiful 48-page book contains 6 First Place winning designs and 4 Honorable Mention awards from the 2017 Hardanger Embroidery Contest. This year we received nearly two dozen entries from all over the world, including Australia, Canada, Germany, Japan, New Zealand, and the United States. As always, the designs were judged on originality, workmanship, composition, and attractiveness.
For the first time ever, this book features immaculate and complete charts created by renowned author and designer Yvette Stanton. In addition to these detailed and clear charts, it also contains excellent close-up photos, reference books and links for stitch diagrams and instructions, and unique biographies from the designers.
First place designs include: White Runner by Masami Arai of Japan, "Small Garden" Runner by Sumiko Fukuzen of Japan, "Everlasting Love" Ring Pillow by Yoko Ishihara of the Netherlands, "Fanning the Future" framed piece by Claudia Kilmit of California, "France Special 10" Runner by France Robert of Canada, and "The Warrior" Doily by Kristine Slagle of Minnesota.
Honorable mention designs include: Beige Grey Doily by Doris Belozer of Canada, White Square Table Mat by Linda Devitt of New Zealand, "Yellow Rail" Centerpiece by Yiota Tsouchnika of Greece, and Pearlescent Centerpiece by Carolyn Wenger of Minnesota.