Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Work in Progress Wednesday - the Queen's Cap and Starting a Pocket

This week, I stitched the pearls and gold beads on the Queen’s cap.

I started with one of the side pockets of the hussif.


One of the things I like about this kind of stitching is that I can do whatever pops into my head, with whatever thread I put into the needle.  If I don't like it, I just add more stitching.  Sometimes, I add more stitching even when I do like it. Come back next week to see what I add....


  1. Good start on the hussif, looking great, and the Queen is just beautiful!!

  2. I love that you have used a French curve ruler for the stitch outline; it is such a pleasing design. Just like you, I enjoy adding more and more stitches on projects like crazy quilting and sumptuous surface embroidery.
    QEI is looking more and more regal!

  3. The Queen is looking very much like a stitched portrait! The beads make such a difference don't they.
    I will admire your crazy patchwork but will not be tempted. Perhaps I was late for class when the creative stitchery gene was handed out as although I follow instructions very well, decisions on colour, stitches etc on my own are a mountain summit too far. Hence my mattress ticking sampler bag is only progressing very very slowly!

  4. The queen looks so alive. wonderful! I like your stitches on the pocket .lots of details too. you have really been busy and productive.very inspiring for me too.

  5. The Queen looks great.

    Greetings, Manuela

  6. The queen just gets better and you have made great progress with the hussif.