The Armani of Thread Work

 

Spiral | Butterfly Tablecloth

Dimensions: 2,30 x 1,46 m (includes 6 parkins).

Material: they have used 3.5 m long and 1.6 m wide of linen cloth and 16 balls of thread (aprox. 4000 m) and 3.5 bovines (aprox. 843) to make the thread work.

Realization: It has been worked in the workshop of the house of balconies by 3 workers, who work 4 hours a day ,they have taken 5 months to finish it. They have made aprox. 138 m of espiguetas (tablecloth and napkins) and 1281 holes. To make the passing of strands in each one of the holes, they make 4 passes to the left, 4 to the right, 4 vertical and 4 horizontal, each one of them knotted to the cloth (16 knots in each hole). They have threared aprox. 652 *caracolas, 628 butterflies and 118 bows in the towers. For the butterflies and bows they have been darned and for the *caracolas, knots. For them, they have used aprox. 3.5 m for each butterfly and 1.5 m for each spiral. They have done 34 m of randa made with knots. And the set (tablecloth and napkins). It has been finished off with 1.16 m of presilla. Only for the passing of strands they have done 52.496 knots, in the spiral 1.300 and for the randa 63.500.

 

Detalle del Mantel Calado Caracol - Mariposa

 

Galleta vieja Tablecloth

Dimensions: 2,40 x 1,65 m.

Material: They have used 2.5 m long and 1.75 m wide of linen cloth and 12 balls of thread to do the thread work (aprox. 2950 m).

Realization: It has been worked in the workshop of the house of balconies by 2 workers, who work 4 hours a day ,they have taken 3 months to finish it. They have made aprox. 17.70 m of espiguetas and 2916 holes. To make the passing of strands in each one of the holes, they make 4 passes to the left, 4 to the right, knotting then in each corner, making 8 passes, which have been knotted thread by thread (21 knots in each hole). Only in the passing of threads they have done aprox. 93.312 knots and they have threaded 450 darned flowers and 2466 triple circles (galletas). For each galleta they have done 96 knots (aprox 23.676). It has been finished off with a Presilla in form of waves of 8.1 m.

 

Mantel calado Galleta Vieja - La Casa de Los Balcones

 

Galleta Vieja (2) Tablecloth

Dimensions: 2,50 x 1,60 m.

Material: they have used 2.6 m long and 1.8 m wide of linen cloth and 12.5 balls of thread to do this thread work (aprox. 3125 m)

Realization: It has been worked in the workshop of the house of balconies by 2 wolkers, who work 4 hours a day, they have taken 3 months to finish it. They have made aprox. 23 m of espiguetas and 2951 holes. To make the passing of threads in each one of the holes, they have done 4 passes to the left, 4 to the right, knotting then in each corner making 8 passes that have been knotted thread by thread (32 knots in each hole). Only in the passing of threads they have made aprox. 94.432 knots and threaded 457 darned flowers and 2491 triple circles (Galletas). For each one 96 knots (aprox. 239.424) it has been finished off with a Presilla of 8.8 m.