Saturday, July 28, 2012

TAST12 - week 30 oyster stitch

It is week30 of TAST12.
And the stitch is oyster.
I used six strands of anchor cotton, so that it is visible in counted crossstitch aida cloth.
I still couldnt use this stich in a motif or design. Still in the process of searching for a suitable design.
Here are my attempts of oyster stitch. Here is the link taking back to TAST

Saturday, July 21, 2012

TAST12- Week 29 - Basquet stitch

This week in TAST was basque. I like this stitch :)
Here are my attempts.

Here I used the stitch as a motif on chudidar top.I scattered such motifs on the top.Added beads :) in two colors. Used gold thread.. Top is cotton silk kind of.
 Here is the link taking you back to TAST12

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

TAST12- week 28 - Up and Down Buttonhole

Here are my attempts on up and down buttonhole.
My photos turned out blurry. I will try to change later. Here are the photos where I used it as a line stitch diagonally on a salwar.

Here is the link taking back to TAST

Monday, July 9, 2012

More watercolors ...

Last class I did the watercolor with just a house surrounded by mountains. it seemed so simple before I  started. :)

Sunday, July 8, 2012

TAST12 -week 27- Bonnet stitch

Here is my first attempt on bonnet stitch.
I did this with anchor 3 strands cotton thread on silk.
I still havent completed my design. Planning to add beads/sequins and a mirror at the center.
Again, will be used as a yoke.

Here is the link taking back to TAST

Here is the completed motif ready for stitching.

Sunday, July 1, 2012

TAST12-week 26- palestrina stitch

Here is my attempt on palestrina stitch. First one is used as a yoke for a top.
Second one is going to be a saree border.

Here is the link taking to TAST 12