White snowdrop sample – filling in

Quite a lot of stitching but none of it very interesting, so I’ll cover it all in the one post.  Still using the same colour, I’ve filled in the entire design in what’s supposed to be long and short stitch but I suspect has really turned into split stitch.  No shading, just white. Here’s some – Read the full article…

Acanthus leaf sample – a bit more shading

The shading is coming along.  A bit more added, to the left hand half: This uses one strand of 1910, as before, but with one strand of 1908 (the same shade as used for the outline). The second half too: That’s the shading done – time to start filling in the rest next.

Acanthus leaf sample – a bit of shading

Dear me, it’s been a long time since my last post – I’ve been rather busy with other, non-sewing, things, so sorry about that.  I’m getting back to my stitching now, though, so things should get back to normal soon. I’ve made a start on adding some colour, starting with the darkest shade, Madeira 1912, – Read the full article…