14.62.raised cross stitch flower


Today I worked this stitch with other TAST stitches to create some motif patterns .

14.62.raised cross stitch-sampler2

14.62.raised cross stitch-sampler2

4.Details of these samples, this stitch is combined with- French knots, arrow head, bullion knots, pistil stitches and detached chain stitches.

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14.62.rcrstf-4

5.The first sample is with stem stitch and detached chain leaves, the second one is with Italian border stitch, the last two are with buttonhole stitch and fly stitches.

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14.62.rcrstf-5

6.The other stitches in these samples are- buttonhole wheel variation, Pekinese stitch variation, sheaf stitch, wheat ear stitch, whipped wheel variation and woven detached chain.

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14.62.rcrstf-6

7.Cretan and herringbone stitches are worked as squares in the first two samples. Fly stitches, feather stitch and Algerian eye stitches are worked in the last three samples.

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14.62.rcrstf-7

These stitch combinations will be useful to use on decorative embroidery projects. This is a lovely stitch.

14.62.raised cross stitch smapler

14.62.raised cross stitch smapler

This week’s stitch on the TAST 2013 challenge by SharonB is raised cross stitch flower. This is a new stitch for me. This challenge is showing new ways of working on familiar stitches.
The sampler –

14.62.raised cross stitch flower-sampler1

14.62.raised cross stitch flower-sampler1

1.In these samples the stitch is worked in different sizes[first four], in two colours and with different threads.

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14.62.rcrstf-1

2.In these samples I varied the cross stitches –ablong , wide, double ,upright, triangle, and star-and worked over them.

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14.62.rcrstf-2

3.Motif patterns were tried by placing the cross stitches differently. The last motif differs from the second motif, with upright cross stitches worked in pink.

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14.62.rcrstf-3