Saturday, February 23, 2013

Ring in the New

I have finished three more parts to my Ring in the New from the Sticklounge Group. I have really enjoyed stitching these little pieces because they are great practice for surface embroidery.

RitNew April photo RitN-4AprilRebecca_zps4705ad30.jpg

RitNew May photo RitN-5MayRebecca_zps87076d82.jpg

RitNew June photo RitN-6JuneRebecca_zps5a48569a.jpg

I am currently stitching SL's Rebecca Cullin which has tons of free hand embroidery and I feel much more confident now than I did when I started it. I figure I have almost mastered the stem stitch. I know that sounds silly because it seems so easy, but sometimes mine stem stitch looks great and sometimes awful. Turns out after reviewing Mary Corbet's site, I have been doing it right and wrong at the same time. I just keep telling myself "act like you're stitching left to right, no matter what direction you are going..." We'll see what happens when I get back to the embroidery part on Rebecca Cullin.

1 comment:

Nicola said...

So pretty.

Mary's site is such a good reference.