Saturday, October 13, 2012

TAST week 41: knotted loop stitch


Knotted loop stitches used for background leaves.


The TAST stitch for week 41 is the knotted loop stitch. Sharon must have read my mind as I needed a stitch to create leaves on the Crazy Violets Quilt for the CQJP 2012. Here is the outline, drawn with a pencil. It can be erased if necessary.


I tried to make the stitches more slantwise, but didn't succeed.


These leaves form the background for a flower spray.


Ribbon stitch flowers.


Looped straight stitch purple flowers and scrunched gathered flowers.
The flower spray isn't finished yet.




10 comments:

  1. Your leaves are nice and airy, a super addition to the lovely flower spray.

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  2. I agree with Connie, the airy leaves are just perfect for the colourful yellow and purple block. They add a superb contrast.

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  3. Very Beautiful! Purple and yellow...a favorite color combination. Can't wait to see the whole block.

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  4. This is very nice! Wonderful stitching, and a great design!

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  5. A beautiful block! I like the flower spray surrounded by the leaves of the new stitch!

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  6. Beautiful stitches my dear. Your attention to detail with your foundation work truly results in perfection of the finished flowers and leaves. Blissful Stitching...

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  7. these leaves work so well with the fabric, colour and texture and the flowers all so good together

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  8. your leaves so airy are beautiful with your flowers

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  9. Every time is a Dream.
    Lot a kisses.
    Morena

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