Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Work In Progress Wednesday - September 24

This week I decorated 2 seams on block 5 for my Crazy White quilt.
I secured the edge of the machine embroidered fabric with colonial knots in perle 12.
This is one of my favourite stitch combos: herringbone and Cretan stitch. The threads are cotton a broder and Rainbow Gallery Treasure Braid.
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8 comments:

  1. Lovely work! I have not combined the Herringbone and the Cretan stitches. Seeing yours did give me a few ideas.

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    1. Thanks, Renee. Cretan and herringbone is such a great combo when you use different threads.

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  2. beautiful, the stitches have worked so well together and I am a big fan of colonial knots so much easier to do than French ones I find

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    1. Thanks, Margaret. I chainge my preference in knotted stitches from time to time. Now I'm in a period of colonial knot stitches, but I like the French knot too.

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  3. Lovely stitch work, the combination of herringbone and cretan work well!

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    1. Thanks, Susan. Of course my Cretan herringbone row will get some pretty beads when the embroidery on my block is done!

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  4. Like Margaret I much prefer to do the Colonial Knot to the French one, but looking at them I wouldn't be able to tell them apart.

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    1. I use both from time to time, but I'm not able to tell them apart too. Just took a look at the sampler with 3 different knots I made last year:
      http://www.flickr.com/photos/28957501@N04/9312571027/
      I had to read what I wrote to tell them apart!

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