Monday, 18 August 2014

Tree of Stitches - From start to finish

I spent a few lovely evenings growing my Tree of Stitches, branch by branch...

Smyrna Cross, in DMC 4110:

French Knots, in Jodyri Limited Edition Bonfire Night:

Eyelets, in DMC 4210:

Rice Stitch, in Jodyri Colour Cascade:

Cushion Stitch, in DMC 4135:

Jerusalem Stitch, in DMC 4200:

Floral Stitch, in Jodyri Clockwork Orange:

Norwich Stitch, in DMC 4128:

Star Stitch, in DMC 4122:

Rhodes Square, in DMC 4130:

Fancy Cross, in DMC 4126 and 4130:

Tied Windmill, in DMC 4120:

And finally Leaf Stitch, in Oliver Twist cotton #012:

A few Mill Hill beads (42027) were added, like droplets of water:

Jessica flowers (DMC 520 and 115) compelled Horace the rabbit (Jodyri 028 Silver Tassles) to come for a sniff:

While Lester the owl (DMC 4000) came to rest on a branch:

Tree of Stitches, designed by Abi Gurden. Stitched on 32 count Jobelan in Dragon Shades Midnight Magic by Polstitches:


Kaisievic said...

This is so beautiful and thank you for showing us how it grew.

Mrs Milkybar Kid said...

Gorgeous Maud! I though you had already stitched this one - or is this your second? I've got Summer Tree is Stitches still to do.........!

Annie said...

It's lovely! And so fun seeing your progress shots in order, like really watching it grow!

Dani - tkdchick said...

Wow its so cool to just scroll through the pictures and see it grow!!!

Pull the other thread said...

So beautiful. said...

hat was such an interesting process to behold how fast your tree grows) Your works are very eye-caching!