Monthly Archives: July 2014

Hilltop Farm: Hillside

I watched Macgyver episodes while stitching this hillside 🙂 It has four different colors of yarn, and I think they mixed well to look like a distant grassy hill. After working all the bushes I’m sick of french knots, but … Continue reading

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Hilltop Farm: Two more trees

This weekend I worked on my Hilltop Farm project (from Rowandean). It’s very different from the Japanese embroidery I’ve been working on lately. Look at my gigantic yarn french knots! It makes for an impressive tree. In fact, I finished … Continue reading

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Hanazume: Silk layer complete

  The two chrysanthemums are complete, one in twisted silk and one in flat silk! I think there will be knots of some kind inside the yellow one and gold veins on the leaves. For the cherry blossoms I finished the … Continue reading

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Hanazume: Lots of progress

 I spent a day and a half at Bluebonnet Studio this weekend! I bet I’m going to finish this project  up during next month’s class. This time I learned how to soft-twist the thread for the cherry flowers (the white … Continue reading

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