Thursday, January 18, 2007

TAST- detached chain

I have started the next sample of stitches for Sharons challenge - Take a Stitch Tuesday - this week it is detached chain stitch! Yes the good old lazy daisy - a wonderful old fashioned stitch that has been around for eons.

I have decided to make a sampler book for all these stitches that I am revisiting and this sample here is stitched on hand made paper , backed with linen.
It was dyed with acrylic dyes and paints , then stitched. It was not the easiest thing in the world to stitch on but I like the look.
I inserted eyelets so I can bind or tie them together when is all done and dusted!
This is just the beginning of this sample - I havent quite finished it yet .
zaz ;-)


Blogger Fran├žoise said...

This is great!

7:24 AM  
Blogger StegArt said...

It is great. I was wondering how easy the paper was to I know.

9:09 AM  
Blogger Purple Missus said...

These look really good. I love the challenge of stitching into different surfaces.

10:20 AM  
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1:47 PM  
Blogger Dianne said...

Love that background!!

2:49 PM  

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