10 February 2007

Take A Stitch Tuesday

This is my sample for Take a Stitch Tuesday this week. I enjoyed working with this stitch much more than I thought I would. First I played around with it on a piece of paper. Just to try and figure out what I could do with it designwise. I finally decided on a pattern and picked out threads in different blue hues. I think using a monochromatic colourscheme is a simple way to make a design work.

In order to get an even pattern, without having to count threads, I drew a grid on the back. When I had finished stitching I tied up the lose ends with tiny knots.

I think the knots make the back look really interesting. Next time I’ll use it on the front!


Doreen G said...

This looks very good Annica and your choice of colours is great.

Anonymous said...

this is really elegant, i love it.
it's i within the japanese restrained beauty aesthetics concept
don't you love the way the back sides sometimes come out?

neki desu

neki desu said...

oops horrible typo, disregard the i in the 2nd line!!

Helen in the UK said...

Love this sample. The grid on the back is a neat trick to keep it organised, thanks for sharing :)

Annica said...

Thank you for your nice comments!

Pat said...

Hello annica. This is my first visit to your blog. Nice work! And thanks so much for the comment you left for me on flikr....I put the photos there on a lark and what a great surprise to see your comment. I love the orange, too. Vibrant!