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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.

Wednesday, 18 January 2012

TAST 2012 3. Feather Stitch



                     The third stitch on my narrow Stitch Sampler
      Again, a stitch I have done many times and enjoy. I found a band of Aida, with a lace edge, which I used for the stitching and then stitched  onto the main band.
I explored the stitch, size, direction, with other stitches as extensions, and with various threads.
 
The larger 'tree' is in fine silk ribbon with french knots added, the smaller one is in a very fine silk thread and has two Bullion stitches, a pearly heart button, Detached Chain and Straight stitches added.
Other threads are DMC Perle 5, Fine hand dyed Perle from stef francis, and Caron Wildflowers -
 all variegated.
 
The link to 2012 TAST is http://www.pintangle.com/journal/author/pintangle






7 comments:

  1. This is a lovely sampler. You have used one of my favourite colours. I like all the overlapping stitching, and the different weights of thread. As usual your stitching is perfection.

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  2. I love your creativity. Do you have any advice for me? I want to be creative but just don't know how to. I find it very very difficult. Kathy
    http://kathysnest32.wordpress.com/

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  3. always love seeing your stitching~!
    beautiful threads too.

    :-)
    libbyQ

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  4. Lovely sampler, I like the colors together

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  5. Beautiful sampler! I especially love the ribbon version with the knots.

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  6. This is really sweet.

    FlowerLady

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