Friday, 21 July 2017

Friday Homework for Lesson 29: Madam Totsuka's Loop Stitch

Here is my homework for Sunday Stitch School's Lesson 29.

A line of Madam Totsuka's Loop Stitch on my Aida sampler:

This stitch needs to be anchored properly and to be able to do so on Aida, you need to work in the woven areas between the holes...



Freeform embroidery:
I made a small floral display. The stitch works nicely in a circle for flowers and if the loops are large enough they could go for leaves. With small loops they make a very knobby stem.
I will definitely use this stitch for embellishing seams on crazy quilting.

11 comments:

  1. The stitch works well on your freeform embroidery

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    1. It's a fun stitch, but has a life of its own. Free form might be best.

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  3. liking what you have done here with your loop stitch gives a 3D look to the work

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    1. It is a stitch with a lot of personality and attitude, not easy to control.

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  4. Yes, it creates a fantastic effect!

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    1. As it can be made with short or long loops, with short or long base stitches, it can look very different. Great for plants or sea weed, or maybe hair.

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  5. Love the look of the card motif. How well this would go in sumptuous surface work. It's a joy to see how you make something very different with your stitches.

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    1. You are right, it would go well on a 'pile em on' embroidery, or maybe even a stump work one!

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  6. Wow, this stitch is great for flowers!

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