Monday, July 1, 2013

My work on Hideko’s block

Two days ago I made the last stitches on Hideko’s block for the round robin at Fibre Fever. I was the first person to work on it. This was the bare block that arrived at my home. Hideko used Japanese kimono patterned fabric.
This is the first seam I stitched: Chevron stitch with Stef Francis perle 5 decorated with straight stitches and French knots with stranded floss.
The second seam: feather stitches with perle 8 and oyster stitches with cotton a broder.
A floral spray with woven roses and French knot loop flowers in SRE. I added thorn stitch, fly stitch, oyster stitch, Granitos, detached chain stitch and lots of French knots.
Hideko’s block with my stitches.
Take a closer look at my work on Hideko’s block here and here.

4 comments:

  1. Annet,
    Thank you very much for your beautiful work on my block!! Hideko

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  2. this is looking lovely, will be using the idea of feather stitch with the oyster stitch works so well together, overall some lovely seam treatments.

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  3. it is nice to see how well the kimono silks go with Western embroidery. You have selected an interesting lot of stitches. Hideko herself makes such stunning blocks I know she will appreciate your work on this one.

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  4. This is beautiful!


    Faith

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