Saturday, 23 February 2013

Stitch [the magazine for creative stitchers] project
here is the link for their website.

I like this magazine a lot;  it carries out beautiful embroidery and great tutorials by very talented stitchers.



I started this piece from the 2005 magazine awhile ago, but I did not finished it until recently. The initial enthusiasm was not there after sometime as I felt the project was tedious. Then I had other art projects which I spent more time on.












Yet,I did not give up on it. When I took it out from the craft box last time, I made sure that I sew it to the end !



I ran out of yellow thread while stitching the background, and instead of buying new I used white thread which I had for the remaining of the work.  [not a good decision]



I also did not do a good job on the fly stitch on the background of the bird panel, there are areas I simply did the running stitch only.  The tutorial also mentions to add mirror pieces[shisha]  to the shisha border but I did not have enough do so.

..... nevertheless with many flaws here is my attempt.


I am glad I completed it :)



Thank you for stopping by,

Until next time,
xxx,
Gaia




4 comments:

  1. this is a glorious piece of work Gaia. I so agree love stitch magazine, have them all and will often browse through old copies just for the pleasure of seeing so many beautiful things.

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  2. This is so rich looking ... love the choice of colours. I agree that the Stitch magazine is a good one! Have a great week Gaia :) Wendy

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    1. Thank you Wendy. There are many projects I would like to try from the magazine.

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  3. What a beautiful piece of embroidery, I like it a lot :-)
    I am glad that you have found my blog, welcome!
    If you would like to answer any of my comments, please use my email address, I don't usually re-visit comment boxes after I left a comment.

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