I made some progress on my stitch/design/ colour sampler today.
This filling was first worked in perle cotton #5.

26.120.dhbonest-2a

26.120.dhbonest-2a

Stranded cotton threads were used for working the second row of herringbone stitches.

26.120.dhbonest-2b

26.120.dhbonest-2b

The next filling pattern with the first row of herringbone stitches worked with polyester thread.

26.120.dhbonest-3a

26.120.dhbonest-3a

Perle cotton #8 in medium blue was used for the second row of [horizontal] herringbone stitches.

26.120.dhbonest-3b

26.120.dhbonest-3b

Perle cotton #8 in medium pink was used for the second row of [vertical] herringbone stitches.

26.120.dhbonest-3c

26.120.dhbonest-3c

Brick type design worked in double herringbone stitches- threads are-polyester, and perle cotton #8

26.120.dhbonest-4

26.120.dhbonest-4

One more space within the contemporary paisley requires filling. Short lines around the paisley also need to be worked with this stitch, which I have to take care tomorrow. I feel the paisley needs a definite outline, may be couching  will help there. Hoping to complete this sampler by tomorrow.

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