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follow up from previous blog, http://conniekonnykards.blogspot.com/ I am retired here in UK, well into my seventies, and I have crafted as long as I can remember. OH John and I have been happily married for 54 years. We have a lovely family and a cat with attitude ...... Lots of work from my hobbies is on Flickr.

Monday, 12 July 2010

TAST 19 Up & Down Feather Stitch

I enjoy gathering matching threads and fibres together for a project. I have always stitched lots of "fronds" in Feather Stitch so I knew that this TAST challenge would have fronds .....
I started with two materials and motifs from my scrap box. the bottom left was a left over stitched scrap of wool top images printed on fabric paper, and the top right is a jet-ink print of an old watercolour painting, on a linen type fabric paper.
Then lots of U & D Feather stitching, French Knots, and an edge of finger chaining with the chunky wool fibre.
I had to finger-chain as I couldn't find a crochet hook at the moment I needed it .....
It's a fabric postcard - I enjoyed making it at the weekend, between a little gardening, meals. and a nice visit from family.
Oh! There was the World Cup Football final and Tour de France in the Pyranees to take a quick look at too - time flies when you are having fun!


  1. I guess your scrap box is a treasure's trunk lol

  2. Love feather stitch Connie and I love your Fronds!!

  3. Hi Connie, I love all your works! I am coming up with my very first ATC soon and hope to be able to do a ATC with you someday. Very best regards.

  4. I found you here and there. Its strange you can't get in. Still, its nice here too!

  5. Just had to visit here again Connie, love your feather stitch and the background..

  6. What a lovely ATC. Great use of the feather stitch.

  7. Очень красиво! Мне очень понравилось.

    1. Connie I love your piece with the feather stitch, what a great job you have done. I also love all your color combinations.

  8. love your block with feather stitches

  9. This is really lovely, Connie. The combination of colours and textures is really effective.

    I have added a link on my blog to your post. http://silentcompanions.blogspot.com/2012/01/tast-challenge-week-3-feather-stitch.html

  10. Love your feather stitch sample. Your work is lovely and the colors make me think of autumn.


  11. I love, love, love the textures! I'm gonna' show my husband your beautiful work - that way, he might understand why we have to keep ALL scraps!