1.fly stitch


This last set of details were worked today on this embroidery stitch sampler book. The first page is completed. I started with the idea of Zentangles type designs to work the embroidery details on this page. Page-1

embroidery sampler book page1

embroidery sampler book page1

The details-

The space between the individual fly stitches ware worked with satin stitch and back stitch stem and leaves.

11.ESBP-1back,satin

11.ESBP-1back,satin

A buttonhole line was embellished with beads and fly stitches in this detail.

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12ESBP-1bhs2,beads,fly11

An idea of working fly stitches with beaded long stem was tried in this part.

ESBP-1flys12

ESBP-1flys12

The pattern of the first page.

ESBP-1 pattern

ESBP-1 pattern

I am working on this fabric book, on which the pages comprise of free style embroidery and TAST challenge stitches. The first week’s stitch is Fly. In this sample, the fly stitch rows are worked in a semicircle with different colours and threads.

ESBP-1flys-7

ESBP-1flys-7

The fly stitches  and stem stitches are worked to on a filling pattern.

ESBP-1FLYS-8

ESBP-1FLYS-8

Fly stitches are worked over satin stitched leaf.

ESBP-1flys-9

ESBP-1flys-9

This tiny sample is worked in fly stitch variation. The two straight stitches are looped, similar to wheat ear stitch. They are worked in quarter circle.

ESBP-1flys-10

ESBP-1flys-10