Saturday, January 5, 2013

More details on my white TAST sampler

Today I made the last stitches on my white TAST sampler. I started with detached chain stitches inside the fly stitches. The thread is Caron Wildflowers.
The remaining part of my sampler is filled with running stitches. I stitched it the same way as the tangle Diva Dance, for the black spaces I used different stitches. These are drizzle stitches and French knots with cotton a border and Caron Wildflowers.
At the edge I stitched some partial buttonhole wheels with perle 5.
Sheaf stitch with cotton a broder.
A small whipped wheel with cotton a broder.
Satin stitches with stranded floss.
I made a beaded Hedebo edge in the corner, because I didn’t want my pansy to be part of the running stitch area. The thread is cotton a broder.
Now all I have to do is add more beads and damp stretch my sampler.

6 comments:

  1. Wat ben jij creatief met dat borduren, Annet. Die steken leren uitvoeren is één, er een mooi ogende sampler van maken is een heel ander verhaal. Prachtig!
    Groetjes,
    Paula

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  2. some lovely stitches here, cotton a broder is not a thread I have used much but seeing what you have done with it must use it more, mind you finding a shop that sells it might be a problem!

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  3. Great selection of Tast stitches I to have not tried this thread, will look some out.

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  4. You stitch are so even. I can wait to see the whole sampler ;-)

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  5. I am constantly drooling over your stitch combinations! Where do you get all your ideas from? The simple Running stitches set off the others so well.

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    1. Thanks you, this stitch combo was inspired by a tangle, the link is in my post.

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