Posted by: Crazyqstitcher | February 12, 2008

TIF – February

I wasn’t sure I had the colours right and so made two blocks.
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I used for the tree, a very thick wool – possibly 14 ply -and couched it with a variegated DMC perle thread. The biscuit shade is just DMC cotton and the other stems and leaves are in blue wools. The buttons seemed to work better than flowers.
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This is much nicer in real life and is not well defined here. I think the time of day for photographing has a lot to do with the quality. It Couldn’t Possibly be me at fault. LOL
It is much clearer if you click on it.
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Responses

  1. As I said on you flickr page, they are both very, very nice.

  2. Both are lovely, but I favor the first. Love how you did the tree.

  3. I love the first one, probably because I love trees.

  4. These are breathtakingly beautiful! Delicate, lovely, beautiful stitching and composition…nothing is missing from these! They are gorgeous!

  5. Delicious stitching! Great use of the colours – makes one really think (these challenges) too doesn’t it!

  6. I like your work, is delicate!!! Really shines the colours by TIF February.
    A kiss

  7. It’s hard to tell what is the best: beautiful work, compliments!

  8. this is very pretty. beautiful stitching.

    neki desu

  9. Beautiful! Rich in texture, just gorgeous!

  10. i like it both, are beautiful and rich in color, titch, all.

  11. Oh la la!!! I love them. I love the colours. I don’t have preference they are so different.

  12. Very nicely done! It’s a beautiful piece.


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