Embroidered flowers

October 1, 2006 at 7:27 am | Posted in Embroidery | Leave a comment

embroidered Flowers

I made this little picture on my recent holidays, because I wanted a nice, portable project to take along. The finished size of the motive is just 6*6 cm. I bought this pattern basically because I liked the way the roses on the left site were done. They really pop up and give the piece an interesting 3D-Effect.

The cross-stitch and backstich are done with just 2 or even 1 strand of embroidery floss, while the flowers where woven around 5 radially placed stitches with all 6 strands.

While I’m not doing a lot of embroidery normally, I always like to try out new techniques and this project was nice because it adds something just a little bit different from most of the counted cross-stitch patterns you can buy.


Leave a Comment »

RSS feed for comments on this post. TrackBack URI

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

Create a free website or blog at WordPress.com.
Entries and comments feeds.

%d bloggers like this: