I want to explore various options with existing embroidery. This working with different motifs gave me a wonderful opportunity to do so. Though I had completed the embroidery, some time ago, the pictures were taken only this year.
The second set of motifs-
The details of these three motifs-
1.the mirror is outlined with herringbone stitch filling, a variation double cross stitch or Rhodes stitch are worked around the herringbone stitch, a scalloped line of chain stitch is worked around these stitches .
2. a mirror with long and short straight stitch detail.
3. a set of two concentric kutchwork motif with chain stitch outline in different colours[ let us not forget the colours!]
more details on my next post.