mughal miniature


I enjoyed doing this month’s stitch explorer-Assissi embroidery.

But ,Iam not fully satisfied because, I don’t feel I have explored this embroidery.I did not try new and bigger ways. Iam still new to these challenges,and just feeling my way now around .

I did not explore trellis stitch at all -Iam yet to learn.Somehow I keep postponing it.

My assissi picture frames all together-assissi007

I eagerly waiting  for the next challenge,and hoping I can explore and finish it on time.

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This is the last picture of my four assissi frame  designsassissi0041

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  Deer was the main theme.I chose  an easy blackwork fillng pattern.

I like the border of this picture the best of the four .

I forgot to take photo of this picture ,while I was working.

The framed picture-assissi006

This is the third picture of the assissi frames ,I designed last year.

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The peacock is the main design in this picture.Iam always fond of traditional  Indian motifs.Within the size of the frame,I was unable to do a symmetrical design.Deciding on the   overall pattern  was not as easy as I thought it would be. assissi001

The border is very simple chesswork pattern.

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Now the framed picture-

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This  is the 2nd picture I had designed earlier for doing  assissi embroidery.I have maintained the basic idea of miniature [Indian]  in this also. This is also a symmetrical floral design.

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I did not work on the blackwork filling patterns ,when I designed these pictures.Along with working on the design, I had to calculate on the overall blackwork pattern too.I am doing  a different pattern for each picture, just to give myself a variety.assissi005

 

I stitched my initials on the big flower petal.

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The picture allignment is not good, too late to do something about it.

Little imperfections are part of the trade!

The border is a geometrical pattern.

This is not a square weave  cloth, it is rectangular. Important detail-which I overlooked, while calculating the number of squares for the designs,.Fortunately I found that before I started working, and added 10 squares to the width and adjusted.

st-ex009I was waiting for this ,from the moment I joined the stitch explorer challenge.

March’challenge- assisssi embroidery was on my to do list.I had designed small pictures last year, but the right time never came, to work on them.

Now I can  work on the challenge and project together- I started on my first  5 days ago-

Design- I was inspired by the mughal miniatures when I was designing the pictures. Inner design is derived from that.

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The border was  a geometrical pattern. the finished picture-

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 I already had this IKEA frame, and this was the reason,I designed the pattern.

 I enjoyed working on this, thankyou Sharon.