Stitching all of the borders after the panels are complete can be rather overwhelming. This time I am trying to do the borders as I go. Above is a detail of how I make the needlelace borders.
Here is the completed border just pinned on the panel. I am very happy with how it frames the image. But it is VERY labor intensive.
This technique uses three rows of Lacet secured to my work pad. As I stitch the tapes together I am couching the Crinkle Silk Gimp over the space.
Again this is just pinned in place but I love the finished border.