Sunday, September 11, 2016

Slow Stitching Sunday September OMG

Today I am under the weather so it will be a slow stitching Sunday.  My goal is to add veins to the leaves on Blooms for Julie.  I did not intend to do this but the bright lime green fabric needs some toning down so as to not overpower the focus on the border.  I went to an embroidery book that I got from Goodwill (It is a great reference book.); and selected the Spanish Knotted feather stitch which is great for outlining, straight lines and gentle curves.  I will get a lot of practice with this stitch on this quilt.
Here is a before and after picture.  I think it tones it down.  I like the result.

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