Roland-Designs

Preserving our needlework heritage

Monochrome patterns

The hunting party

“A medieval hunting party is in earnest pursuit of a majestic king of the forest, the hounds are loose and even a lady joins in the merriment. Seated on a side saddle, and wearing the classic conical headdress of the time, she rides attended by her brave footmen……”

Take a journey back to medieval England, this is the time of king Arthur and the merry knights of his round table, beautiful queen Guinevere, magic and legends.

Originally designed for lacis work, this beautiful composition is perfect for cross stitch or filet crochet.

Design Area: 614 x 105 stitches

If stitched on 28 ct linen/ 14 ct aida the pattern will measure :

43,8" x 7,5" / 111 x 19 cm

Price: 8.00 $

Gothique


Gothic inspired pattern, perfect for not just cross stitch but all manner of counted works, including filet crochet, knitting, beads, and mosaic.

If worked in filet crochet it would make a unique bed cover, or table cloth.

This design is adapted from antique lacis patterns from the early 1900’s French booklets.
''Le filet anciens au point de reprise''

Design Area: 173 x 174 stitches

If stitched on 28 ct linen/ 14 ct aida the pattern will measure :

12,3" x 12,4" / 31,3 x 31,5 cm

Price: 3.50 $

Les jardins de Versailles














Dream yourself back to 18th century France, and the beautiful gardens of Versailles as you stitch this beautiful, meter long panel.

Originally designed for lacis work, this pretty composition is perfect for cross stitch or filet crochet.

Design Area: 636 x 148 stitches

If stitched on 28 ct linen/ 14 ct aida the pattern will measure :

45,4" x 10,5" / 115,3 x 26,8 cm

Price: 8.00 $

Courting

Cross stitch pattern of a romantic garden scene. A young lover serenades his lady love, while she sits on an ornate bench, surrounded by a lattice frame intertwined with flowers and vines.

Originally designed for lacis work, this pretty composition is perfect for cross

Design Area: 195 x 148 stitches

If stitched on 28 ct linen/ 14 ct aida the pattern will measure :
13,9" x 10,5" / 35,3 x 26,8 cm

Price: 3.50 $

Peterson's roses



Pretty rose tile, from the Peterson’s Magazine, March 1885.

Design Area: 88 x 88 stitches

If stitched on 28 ct linen/ 14 ct aida the pattern will measure :
6,2" x 6,2" / 16 x 16 cm

Price: 2.50 $

Hunting emblems 1

Hunting motifs from the Victorian era - Deer head, guns, antlers and pistols.

Design was for a ‘Tidy’, or pouch, but could also be used as a framed picture, or cushion cover.

Design Area: 87 x 88 stitches

If stitched on 28 ct linen/ 14 ct aida the pattern will measure :
6,1" x 6,2" / 15,7 x 16 cm

Price: 2.50 $

Hunting emblems 2

Matches with hunting emblems 1 


Design Area: 87 x 88 stitches

If stitched on 28 ct linen/ 14 ct aida the pattern will measure :
6,1" x 6,2" / 15,7 x 16 cm

Price: 2.50 $   

Whippet


This beautiful little embroidery pattern of a whippet and two parrots, is a replica of an antique lacis, or filet crochet pattern.

Design Area: 64 x 88 stitches

If stitched on 28 ct linen/ 14 ct aida the pattern will measure :
4,5" x 6,2" / 11,6 x 16 cm

Price: 2.50 $

Rose and thistle

Originally designed for a crochet square, this pretty little pattern was first published in the 1800’s as a supplement to the French publication ‘Le magasin des famille’, a Victorian era fashion and household magazine.

Design Area: 83 x 83 stitches

If stitched on 28 ct linen/ 14 ct aida the pattern will measure :
5,9" x 5,9" / 15 x 15 cm

Price: 2.50 $

Duck family


A duck family are featured in this easy to stitch nature scene.

This pattern is a replica of an antique Lacis pattern, and would also make a wonderful filet crochet panel

Design Area: 57 x 56 stitches

If stitched on 28 ct linen/ 14 ct aida the pattern will measure :
4,0" x 3,9" / 10,3 x 10 cm

Price: 2.00 $

Dog and ducks


A dog and ducks are featured in this easy to stitch hunting scene.

This pattern is a replica of an antique Lacis pattern, and would also make a wonderful filet crochet panel

Design Area: 74 x 66 stitches

If stitched on 28 ct linen/ 14 ct aida the pattern will measure :
5,2" x 4,6" / 13,4 x 11,9 cm

Price: 2.00 $

Stag and dog


A dog and stag are featured in this easy to stitch hunting scene.

This pattern is a replica of an antique Lacis pattern, and would also make a wonderful filet crochet panel

Design Area: 73 x 73 stitches

If stitched on 28 ct linen/ 14 ct aida the pattern will measure :
5,21" x 5,21" / 13,2 x 13,2 cm

Price: 2.00 $

Pegasus



Pegasus the legendary winged horse, is portrayed with a lyre in this easy to stitch monochrome counted pattern.

This pattern is a replica of an antique Lacis pattern, and would also make a wonderful filet crochet panel.

Design Area: 73 x 70 stitches

If stitched on 28 ct linen/ 14 ct aida the pattern will measure :
5,21" x 5,00" / 13,2 x 12,7 cm

Price: 2.00 $

Bather and swan


A classical scene, which would look lovely as a cross stitch picture, or filet crochet panel.

Design Area:105 x 80 stitches

If stitched on 28 ct linen/ 14 ct aida the pattern will measure :
7,5" x 5,7" / 19 x 14,5 cm

Price: 3.00 $

Sajou boat


A maritine inspired cross stitched, or filet crochet pattern.

This pattern is re-charted from an antique French Sajou pattern, dating from the late 1860’s.

Design Area: 87 x 87 stitches

If stitched on 28 ct linen/ 14 ct aida the pattern will measure :
6,21" x 6,21" / 15,7 x 15,7 cm

Price: 2.00 $

Dog and kennel


A sweet little cross stitch/filet crochet designs for the dog lovers.

This pattern is re-charted from an antique French Sajou pattern, dating from the late 1860’s.

Design Area: 87 x 87 stitches

If stitched on 28 ct linen/ 14 ct aida the pattern will measure :

6,21" x 6,21" / 15,7 x 15,7 cm

Price: 2.00 $

St George and the dragon


Reproduction of an old french lacis pattern featuring St George killing the dragon.

Design Area: (118 x 132 stitches)

8,43" x 9,43" / 21,4 x 23,4 cm on 14 ct aida / 28 ct linen


Price: 4.00 $

Castle 1


This old French chart was originaly designed for lacis. But the skilled Modern needleworker can use this pattern for filet crochet, lacis, cross stitch, beads, weaving, afghan crochet throws, etc…

Design Area: (109 x 109 stitches)

7,79" x 7,79" / 19,7 x 19,7 cm on 14 ct aida / 28 ct linen

Price: 2.00 $

Castle 2


The second castle in the set.


Design Area: (109 x 109 stitches)

7,79" x 7,79" / 19,7 x 19,7 cm on 14 ct aida / 28 ct linen


Price: 2.00 $

La pucelle d'Orleans

 
Joan of Arc ( La pucelle d’Orleans, meaning the maid of Orleans ) ridding into battle, cheering her soldiers.

 

This pattern is re-charted from an antique French lacis booklet. Perfect for cross stitch, filet crochet, tapestry, and of course lacis work.

 

Design Area:  (136 x 132 stitches) 

 9,71" x 9,43" ( 24,6 x 24,9 cm )   on 14 ct aida, or 28 ct linen


Price: 4.00 $

Lilies


This chart comes from the Peterson’s Magazine – March 1878

Design Area: (88 x 87 stitches)

6,3" x 6,2" inches, or 16 x 15, 7 cm on 14 ct aida/ 28 ct linen

Price: 2.00 $

Stag


This chart comes from the Peterson’s Magazine – March 1882

Design Area: (87 x 87 stitches)

6,2" x 6,2" inches, or 15,7 x 15, 7 cm on 14 ct aida/ 28 ct linen

Price: 2.00 $

Boy and ducks


This chart comes from the Peterson’s Magazine – March 1879

Design Area: (89 x 89 stitches)

6,3" x 6,3" inches, or 16,1 x 16,1 cm on 14 ct aida/ 28 ct linen

Price: 2.00 $

On the farm


This chart comes from the Peterson’s Magazine – August 1878, and 1879

Design Area: (59 x 87 stitches)

10,7 x 15,7 cm on 14 ct aida, or 28 ct linen.
4,2 x 6,2 in on 14 ct

Price: 3.00 $

Hen and chicks


This chart comes from Peterson's Magazine - October 1879


Design Area: (91 x 89  stitches)


6,5" x 6,3"  inches, or 16,5 x 16,1 cm on 14 ct aida/ 28 ct line


Price: 2.00 $

Rooster


This chart comes from  Peterson’s Magazine – September 1882

Design Area: (87 x 87 stitches)
6,21" x 6,21" inches, or 15,7 x 15,7 cm on 14 ct aida/ 28 ct linen

Price: 2.00 $

Dragon


An impressive dragon, perfect for cross stitch, and filet crochet.

52 x 144 stitches
3,70 x 10,5 inches on 14 ct

Price: 2.00 $

Bayeux 1


A reproduction of an old French Lacis pattern featuring a scene from the famous Bayeux tapestry.

Design Area: 14,93" x 9,86" (209 x 138 stitches)

Perfect for variegated thread embroidery, or filet crochet.

Price: 4.00 $

Bayeux 2


Bayeux part 2

Price: 4.00 $

Bayeux 3


Bayeux part 3

Price: 4.00 $

Bayeux long

Bayeux parts 1-3

Special price: 10.00 $

Flowers


A pretty collection of monochrome floral patterns, perfect for cross stitch, and filet crochet.

Price: 4.00 $

Le galant


A charming, romantic scene.  


Design are: 18 x 12,21 in on 14 ct

252 x 171 stitches

Price: 4.00 $

La taverne


A unique subject for a cross stitch, or filet crochet project. An old fashion tavern scene.


Design area: 257 x 176 stitches

46,6 x 32 cm on 14 ct


Price: 4.00 $

Looking glass frame


A large repeating pattern suitable for a large cushion, or tablecloth.


You could also use the motifs to make an interesting bell pull.


Designs area: 405 x 402 stitches

73.5 x 73 cm


Price: 4.00 $

Le moyen age

Inspired from vintage French lacis booklet, and alphabets taken from old charts, and a school sampler.

Included is an upper case alphabet, and a lower case, along with a set of numbers.


Design area:  167 x 112 stitches

                          30,3 x 20,3 cm on 14 ct.


Price: 4.00 $

St Jeanne d'Arc


Old chart celebrating the life of St Jeanne d'Arc.

Each square is 113 x 113 stitches. You can stitch the pictures one by one, in a row, as a bell pull, with or without the title and fleur de lys broder. You decide.....

Price: 4.00 $

A cheval

Two riders. The chart can be used for filet crochet, or cross stitch. They would make a stunning pair of matching cushions.

Approximately each designs is :

138 x 134 stitches

24,5 x 25 cm on 14 ct


Price: 4.00 $

Floral filet from 1862


Reproduction of a supplement to an 1862 German magazine.


One large picture, five borders, small rose, and morning glory triangle.


Perfect for variegated threads.


Price : 4.00 $

En garde

  Two knights standing tall with their weapons.

  

Each knight is :  61 x 127 stitches

                                 11 x 23 cm on 14 ct


Price: 3.50 $

Les chevaliers


Another interesting vintage pattern. Four knights, that can be used as a large sampler, or one by one for smaller projects. 


Design area:  199 x 234    stitches.


Price: 4.00 $

The Boar hunt



Design area: 259 x 174 stitches

Price: 4.00 $

The deer hunt


Design area: 259 x 174 stitches

Price: 4.00 $

The big hunt


Both hunting scenes combined together.

Design area:  461 x 107 stitches.

Price: 6.00 $