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  • Begin by raising the picots on both sides of the mignardise by: 1 plain stitch and 1 chain.

    Encyclopedia of Needlework

  • It can be made on a row of trebles, just as well as on point lace braid, or on a mignardise, after you have raised the picots of it by single and chain stitches.

    Encyclopedia of Needlework

  • The rows of crochet work between, consist of: 1 treble on 1 chain, 4 chain, miss 2 picots of the mignardise, 1 treble between the 3rd and 4th picot.

    Encyclopedia of Needlework

  • A chain of this kind makes a very good substitute for _mignardise_ when that can not be got of the right size and colour for the required purpose.

    Encyclopedia of Needlework

  • Materials: Messrs. Walter Evans and Co. 's tatting cotton No. 40; fine mignardise braid.

    Beeton's Book of Needlework

  • This kind of work is destined to become very popular, and nothing can be more light and graceful than the union of mignardise and tatting.

    Beeton's Book of Needlework

  • When the strip of insertion is sufficiently long, work in the same manner on the other side of the mignardise.

    Beeton's Book of Needlework

  • Patterns formed of mignardise and tatting are of quite new style, and look very pretty.

    Beeton's Book of Needlework

  • The desserts have increasingly popped up in culinary and non-culinary magazines (like O), been prominently featured in Sofia Coppola's "Marie Antoinette," became minor plot points on the CW's "Gossip Girl," and in high-end American restaurants, have become a popular mignardise (a post-dessert treat to enjoy with your coffee ... and to take the edge off getting the check).


  • After a meal, serve Marvel 35 as a mignardise with an espresso, tea, or cognac.

    At Home with Kim Vallee


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