Tuesday, November 13, 2012

More flowers on the July block


I added more knotted buttonhole stitch flowers with pistil stitch stamens.


The patch with orange pansies is rather dominating.


 A big yellow flower button and two smaller ones reduce the domination of the orange.


See? Better ;) The attention is drawn by the big flower button.


I wanted to work another catch up stitch on the edge of the lace: the pekinese stitch.
I wanted the back stitches to be invisible and that is what they are...invisible.


It is a tough job to make pekinese stitches in invisible back stitches.
The result is nice though. The thread is Kreinik #8




6 comments:

  1. Marjolein your use of the large yellow flower button is exactly what works here with the smaller ones. Your stitching is beautiful. That netted stitching is amazing. Blissful Dear...

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  2. you are so inspiring with your creations, such a joy to read your blog and so informative, many thanks.

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  3. With skill you know to combine the materials and the result is magnificent!!
    Hugs and kisses.
    Morena

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  4. Great stitching. Its very clean and perfect. The embroidery is just beautiful. You've done an amazing job.
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    1. Thank you Mischy for visiting and your lovely compliment.
      Have a great weekend!

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  5. You have made two great decisions; the buttons tame that 'wild' orange pansy piece, and the idea of Pekinese stitch worked on INVISIBLE backstitch is unique.

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