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Butterfly Basket 1
April 13, 2010, 9:24 pm
Filed under: Butterfly Baskets

This is from my Butterfly Basket series & is a “Pinsations” original design & stitch selection. The pin is added to the piece so that the pin can be removed, worn, & replaced. 

The flowers are Daisy. The basket is Criss-Cross Hungarian. The stem is Whipped Stitch. I especially like the shading in this basket. I used a thread blending technique with several shades of brown DMC floche to get an effect of some depth to the basket.

Books used:

  • Stitches To Go by Suzanne Howren and Beth Robertson. 
  • The Needlepoint Book by Jo Ippolito Christensen.
  • from Elegant Stitches by Judith Baker Montano.

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This is loveley!

Comment by Peacock Alley Needlepoint

Thanks, Half the fun is in the designing phase.

Comment by melitastitches4fun




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