Create stunning ganutell flower shapes and other passementerie projects with this versatile Petal and Leaf Jig set from Gina B which includes 20 petal and leaf patterns!
(silk-wrapped wire flowers) and other forms of wired passementerie
often include small shapes that are repeated, such as petals.
Traditional wire jigs have the holes for the pegs laid out in grids,
which means that curved shapes often have ridges and points where they
However, this jig has been designed with holes placed so that
smoother curves than standard pegboards can be achieved, allowing for more naturalistic wire
- Clear top to hold patterns in place
Four anti-slip silicone feet
1 x Petal and Leaf Jig:
20 x Patterns
1 x Organza Storage Bag
Please see under 'About Ganutell & Gina B' tab for more information.
is the name for small flowers created using a coiled wire. The word is
derived from cannetile (French), cannotiglio (Italian), and canotilla
(Spanish) which means 'coiled wire'.
In English, we call this wire perl,
because it resembles a string of beads when tight. This type of flower
has been made in Europe since at least the 15th century. They were
widely used to decorate churches and shrines. Variations are still used
in modern passementerie to create trimmings, and traditional church
decorations are still made in Malta.
These modern designs, inspired by
British flowers, make a pretty centrepiece or can be used individually
in jewellery, tiaras and as embellishment.
About Gina B:
Barrett specialises in the study, recreation and reconstruction of
passementerie (textile trimmings) techniques of the past. She has provided reconstructions
and unique designs for film, theatre, museums and private individuals
around the world and has written numerous articles, papers, and other
publications on the subject.
Silkworks designs and produces a variety of craft kits, books, DVDs and
other items with an emphasis on hand textiles and passementerie. The aim is to encourage and promote many of these
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