Tuesday, November 28, 2006

Sampler for Lesson 3

This concentrates on laced stitches, the rows separated with stem stitch to co-ordinate with the rest of the sampler.

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Row 1: laced button hole. Two lines of button hole stitch laced with tapestry wool.
Row 2: raised chain band. Foundation stitches in perle cotton, lacing in lurex ribbon.
Row 3: interlaced chain stitch. Foundation chain in soft cotton, lacing in metallic thread, tied with perle cotton.
Row 4: raised lattice band. Satin stitch in tapestry wool, herringbone and lacing in perle cotton in two weights.
Row 5: herringbone ladder filling stitch. Foundation holbein stitch in perle cotton, herringbone lacing in crepe knitting yarn.
Row 6: laced holbein stitch.
Row 7: step stitch variation. Foundation in soft cotton, whipping in cotton perle, tied down with cotton perle, embellished with French knots in tapestry wool.
Row 8: alternate running stitch. First pass in tapestry wool, second pass in metallic thread.

1 comment:

Nancilyn said...

Very pretty. I like the colors, too!