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Tuesday, March 26, 2013

{My Hand Made Filet Lace Embroidered Angels}

  • Yesterday you could see a shadow of an angel, reflected in our high gloss bathroom cabinet vanity. 
  • Today I want to show you more of our window treatment, that I made by hand.

  • Getting a good photo of these angels is about as hard as making the curtain...
  • You can see the balcony's balustrade to the right and the white vinyl fence below.

  • Such a window treatment is very hard to capture on camera but at least I tried!
  • Here I've hand made two angels facing each other in filet lace embroidery.

  • This is the machine made net on which I did the Filet Lace Embroidery.
  • There is a crocheted edging all around for being able to fasten it on the tiny brass nails, that are painted white.
  • Very easy for laundering and putting it straight out from the washing machine back onto those brass nails. 
  • Never do they get rust stains because of the brass.

  • Even from the outside it is very hard to capture as it is way up high and behind a vinyl fence.
  • So I had to zoom in, standing below on the ground.
  • There is a screen in front of the window, that makes the filet lace embroidery look less clear.
  • Our home will get a pressure wash and a new painting coat in May; that will also take care of the screen as they have to come off.


  • hemels handwerkbook
  • heavenly handworkbook

  • This book is in Dutch but language doesn't really matter for following the patterns.

Is anyone of you also working with Filet Lace Embroidery?

Related links: 
{Our New Shower with Dreamline Frameless Sliding Shower Door} | yesterday's post by me with reflection of this angel Filet Lace Embroidery with Angels
{Crochet Edging on Antique French Knotted Filet Lace} | previous post by me showing you such hand crochet edging that I did
{Acrylic Frame with Transparent Acrylic BOLTS & NUTS} | previous post by me showing you a French antique filet lace angel frame for hanging - ONLY ONE left in my boutique...

18 comments:

  1. that is really sweet, mariette.

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  2. This is really beautiful Mariette, your sooo talented ;)

    Smiles~
    Mari

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  3. Hi Mariette,
    These angels are beautiful. Wishing you a special Easter week.
    Hugs~ Celestina Marie

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  4. Very lovely, Mariette! What a pretty way to screen a window!

    Hugs xoxo
    Karen

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  5. Dearest Mariette,
    this is a wonderful work and it is great to see on your window!
    Love and hugs,
    Claudia

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  6. Dearest Mariette,
    I was more happy your ways following the patterns.
    Hugs and love to you always!
    Michiko

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  7. Dear Mariette,
    These Angels are so pretty, you are so talented.
    I love the way you display it on the window.
    Hugs,
    Angela.

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  8. Liebe Mariette ,das ist eine wunderschöne Arbeit!!!Ich häkel viel Filet ,finde diese Handarbeit schön .Ich wünsche dir ein schönes Osterfest .Liebe Grüße Ina

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  9. Liebe Mariette,

    eine hervorragende Handarbeit!

    Sonnige Grüße

    Elisabeth

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  10. Mariette, ich kann diese Handarbeit nicht.
    Die Engel sind wunderbar geworden und eine
    wahre Augenweide. Ich kann mir vorstellen,
    dass es eine "Heidenarbeit" war.
    Einen schönen Dienstag wünscht
    Irmi

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  11. Dat is zulk mooi handwerk. Ik heb het jaren geleden eens gemaakt en het is erg leuk om aan te werken. Het boekje heb ik ook. Fijne dag, lieve groet

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  12. Liebe Mariette,
    die Gardine ist ganz bezaubernd -

    ich liebe Engel in allen Variationen - wundervolle Muster -

    liebe Grüße - Ruth

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  13. Hola Mariette, Que bonito tienes el blog con tantas cosas bellas como pones en el, da gusto verlo. Feliz Semana Santa. Besos.

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  14. Gorgeous!
    I love making filet crochet items too. I made a few small doilies and bookmarks that I designed myself as it's quite easy to make simple designs for filet crochet.

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  15. never done anything like that! looks wonderful

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  16. Io adoro tutto ciò che è fatto a mano e le tende sono una delle cose che amo di più. Le tende in una stanza fanno la differenza, la rendono elegante o sobria, allegra o soft. Queste a filet con gli angeli sono dolcissime, molto raffinate. Complimenti. Paola

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  17. Wat mooi Mariette! Erg gaat niets boven handwerk, ook zo mooi met het licht op de foto.

    Groetjes Janny

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