Saturday, April 13, 2013

Block 7 & 9

I finished 2 more blocks for Karen’s class Embroider, Embellish, Create. 
This is block 7. In the top right corner is a cuff from my daughter’s old blouse, for now it’s only appliquéd to the block. I already wrote about the first details here.
At the left side I made an Assisi flower garden of French knots.
The lace next to it has a whipped chain stitch with cotton a broder.
There was a small space left on my cloth and first I wanted to make a small pocket. Then I found the pleated fabric, perfect for this. I appliquéd a small circle and decorated it with French knots. The size of block 9 is 1½ x 8 inch or 3½ x 20 cm.
My unfinished cloth. Now I only have to finish block 8 for the bottom right corner.
My blocks are only attached with tacking stitches, so there are a lot of new seams to embroider!

6 comments:

  1. Wow, Annet, prachtig weer!
    Groetjes,
    Paula

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  2. Tha shadows of the French Knots in the Assissi flower garden first made me think they were holes!
    In the last picture we can see the beautiful shading of whites.

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  3. this is a real treasure Annet, such imagination and creativity flow form you

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  4. So beautiful, Annet!
    When you add piece #8, how large will your cloth be?

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    1. I have no idea, I'll measure it when block 8 is attached.

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  5. this block with delicate variations of white and natural fabric is gorgeous

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