Saturday, November 10, 2012

TAST 2012 - Open Base Needlewoven Picot




I used different threads for creating texture. For stitch instructions see: Pintangle

13 comments:

Queeniepatch said...

How wonderful to see the difference the various threads make. Love the fluffy picots.

Marjolein said...

Interesting to see the different threads side by side. I agree with Queeniepatch about the fluffy ones.

Lyndsey said...

wow I love the different textures the use of different thread creates.

libbyquilter said...

it's always good to see what simply varying the thread can do to a stitch.
thank you for sharing your results and congrats on being featured on pintangle~!

:-)
libbyQ

Isabelle said...

it is interesting to see the effect of the different threads on the texture of the picots

crazyQstitcher said...

The stitch lends itself to many things. It could be rocks, grass, leaves, seaweeds and I think even a sea urchin if closed at the top.
I like your trial of various thicknesses and threads.

margaret said...

I so agree with the other comments, very nice. Good to have found to your blog, another one to follow and be inspired by

Raphaela said...

Thank you all so much for your kind comments.

Penny Berens said...

Love how your stitches lately are growing out of the cloth and standing tall!

Iris said...

Nice texture !

JennyPennyPoppy said...

Very nicely done picots and the various threads give such a neat effect.

Isabelle said...

it is funny to see the effect of different threads with this stitch.

Needles, Beads and Threads said...

Amazing what different threads will
do to an embroidery. Thanks for sharing.