Wednesday, 14 August 2013

WIPW - Travelling with TAST

It is Work In Progress Wednesday. Go to Pintangle for more WIPW delights.

The Swedish wool embroidery wrist warmers are completed, so I started a new TAST summary project. I will add the more recent stitches, but also include some of the older ones.

I have a piece of charcoal grey/blue cotton, and outlined in chalk pencil there is a circle and some lines made with the help of my cz stencils.

While travelling cross country with 'British Rail' I worked the following TAST stitches: #73 Portuguese Stem, Back (not yet a TAST stitch), #14 Stem, #2 Buttonhole, #75 Woven Zig-zag Chain, #22 Buttonhole Wheel (half) and #15 French Knot.

Stranded floss and Perle #8 was used.

This fabric is photo shy and does not show up its beautiful shine, nor its lovely colour.


14 comments:

  1. What a lovely way to make the most of being on British Rail!

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    1. Well, Lis, isn't that the advantage of travelling snail rail?

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  2. What a beautiful start! I'll look forward to your progress.

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    1. Thanks, Pamela. I will keep adding lines and new stitches. If I know myself right this piece might be over grown with stitches.

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    1. Thank you. There is more to come as this piece of fabric is a large piece.

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  4. You have inspired me to join the WIPW. Great way to get things done.

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    1. Oh, Carolyn, I feel so honoured by your words. Work In Progress Wedensday IS a good way to get things done, but you must also listen to your body and mind and not overdo things. Promise me that!

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  5. your stitching is so delicate, can see this WIP is going to produce another wonderful piece of creativity

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    1. Let's hope so. It is a rather large piece of cloth (only a bit shown in the photo) so it might take a L O N G time to finish!

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  6. This looks a nice little project!

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    1. It is just the beginning of a probably very L O N G project; who knows what it will look like when finished!

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  7. Beautiful design and stitching! Woven zig-zag chain heart looks so pretty..looking forward to see your progress..

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    1. The woven zig-zag heart was fiddly as the foundation chain stitches are small.

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