Silver snowdrop sample – satin stitch

To hold the silver mesh in place, I’m stitching over it in sating stitch around the edge; the double row of split stitch forms the extent of the satin stitch, leaving as much of the mesh exposed as possible.

The roots first:

Stems and most of the leaves:

The large single leaf:

My stitching looks terrible in the photo – the light seem to catch everything and makes it look much worse than it does in reality.  Or I think so, anyway – you’ll just have to believe me!

I’ll do the snowdrops themselves next.

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