Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Stitching with Vicky

Saturday was cool and rainy outside, so my friend Vicky and I got together to visit and stitch.  My husband was gone for the weekend on a trip with his kayaking class and her husband was doing something with one of his friends, so we had the whole day to ourselves.

I keep thread in this little pencil box that I've had for years.  She recognized it as having had a similar one in her younger days.


We each started a little ornament on 28 count evenweave fabric, using #8 perle for eyelet stitches and accentuate for Rhodes stitches.  I’m using pale blue and silver, and although I didn’t take a photo of hers, you can imagine it done in red perle with gold.
 

I think there will be beads in this ornament’s future.  We’ll see next week when we get together to work on them some more.

5 comments:

  1. oh so pretty. Is it Hardanger?

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    1. You could use eyelets in Hardanger, but this is simply two stitches - eyelets and Rhodes.

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