Saturday, August 11, 2012

Cast on stitch

The TAST stitch for week 32 is cast on stitch. First I tried a pansy with 2 threads of stranded floss. Sharon showed how to make these in her PLOS class and it was still on my to-do-list. I don’t like my pansy, I placed the cast on stitches to far apart.
Then I did some freestyle embroidery on my rust dyed sampler. I used cast on stitches, French knots and bullion knots. The threads are blue Caron Wildflowers and brown cotton a broder.
I also stitched 4 cast on stitches with perle 8 on my black linen sampler. The other stitches are square herringbone, bullion knots and buttonhole wheels.

8 comments:

  1. Dat viooltje vind ik wel erg goed gelukt. De mooiste in deze serie vind ik de 3e foto. Echt heel mooi, de combinatie van die verschillende steken!
    Groetjes,
    Paula

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  2. I enjoy your great examples, as usual ...

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  3. very very pretty - all of your works - the pansy is a challenge...this first try looks like an iris - pretty!

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  4. Cool motif with the combination of stitches!

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  5. I like the embroidery on the black linen fabric

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  6. HI Annet, thank you for your comment on my latest stitches - the Algerian ones - your cast-on stitches are so inventive and interesting - I will need still some time to do those because we are spending holidays with children, grand-children, friends, nephews and so on.
    I would use AIDA fabric - but then I really have to count stitches - and I am such a 'no-counter'.

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