Anyway in between this admin work I did find time to finish off the inside pocket of my Hussif. If you click on the image you will see a larger version of it
Last week I mentioned how this pocket had a small thimble sized “secret” pocket that I found appealing. I thought this week I would share some other close details.
The first detail herringbone stitch which is laced with a metalic thread using the same lacing pattern as Twisted lattice band Down the centre I secured with a seed bead some little novelty beads that are in the shape of flower. I added little petals made of Bullion knots wrapped with a detached chain stitch, These were worked in hand dyed Perle #5 cotton thread. I then added straight stitches in a metallic thread. At the base I added a bead.
The next detail is a floral motif made up of Woven Trellis stitches that have been worked in hand dyed silk thread that is the same thickness as perle #8 cotton thread. The stem is created using Rope stitch
What have you done this week towards your stitching goals?
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As a side note for those interested in the mini challenge:
The idea is that people design their own sewing caddy or hussif in any style of quilting or embroidery. The is no deadline. I presented some informal guidelines here.
One of the challenges this year on CrazyQuilting International is to create a hussif you may want to combine the two challenges. If you are a crazy quilter and working a hussif dont forget my give away tutorial on how to work decorative crazy quilt seams