|Celtic Knot bookmark|
since I mentioned the illuminated gospel inspired quilt I have been looking at the other items I have made with Celtic knot work. It is a lot more than I had thought, though I do not know why I am surprised the designs are so strong and their beautiful complexity so stunning that they lend themselves readily to craft projects.
Here is a stitched book mark. I appear to make a lot of bookmarks of one sort or another which is ironic as I tend to use anything but a bookmark to hold my place. Receipts, corners of envelopes, used bus tickets (that is a whole other blog) sweet wrappers the list is endless, but not the ones I make. In general other people get gifted or inflicted with those. so expect to see more of them as I find them tucked away and snap a picture or I make more.
This particular example shows how effective variegated threads can be when combined with a Celtic knot. The emphasise the flowing lines beautifully.