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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!

15 comments:

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

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

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  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.

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

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

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

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  7. Очень красиво! Мне очень понравилось.

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

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  8. love your block with feather stitches

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  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

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

    FlowerLady

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  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!

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