The working of this week’s TAST challenge stitch is on SharonB’s blog. This week I am trying to combine the colour and texture study of this stitch on my piece. For this parallel lines are drawn on the fabric.

23.117. bullionvanst-pattern

23.117. bullionvanst-pattern

Starting in variegated thread [polyester] the bullion Vandyke stitch worked as shown on Sharon’s blog. The long and short version is alternated in shaded orange thread [perle]. Basic Vandyke stitch and bullion Vandyke stitch are alternated in light green wool.

23.117.bullionvanst-1

23.117.bullionvanst-1

Single bullion Vandyke stitches are worked in cotton skein in two shades of green. Set of three Vandyke stitches are worked in copper polyester thread.

23.117.bullionvanst-2

23.117.bullionvanst-2

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