January 01, 2019

cozyblue stitch club :: fairy ring



i'm almost done with my stitch club stitching this month!
today i'll be finishing up the stitching on the moons. i'm using padded satin stitch, and as you can see in the first photo above, i've got the padding done; now i just need to add the satin stitching.

if you're following along, here's a list of the other stitches i've used on this piece < stitch name / # of floss strands >:

on the border:

  • leaves and branches < back and satin / 2 >

  • small purple mushrooms < back / 2 >

  • dandelions < back, colonial knots / 2 >


in the center:

  • mulch < straight / 2 >

  • mushrooms < whipped back / 2 > and for the contour lines < straight / 1 >

if you need a little refresher for some of these stitches, check out my 'basic stitches for hand embroidery'

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