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Bamboo Tea Tray, Clue 7
July 27, 2015, 9:24 am
Filed under: Bamboo Tea Tray, Melita's Designs

The seventh part in the Stitching Games 2015 run by stitcherie offered two choices: (1) You can pick one of the clues (but not a technique), do the usual thing or (2) you can play tic-tac-toe!

From the combinations of clues and techniques that were available, I selected couching/laid filling, eyelet stitches, and Lima.

Since Lima is a coastal city in Peru, I stitched the east & west “coasts” of my piece in a couching/laid filling technique from parts of ANG’s Stitch of the Month in March 2005 to create a border. And, because there is a Lima in Ohio I decided to add a couching around each of the circles to represent the Os in OhiO. Lastly, half square eyelets (not sure what else to call them) fit into each corner.

Clue 7

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Discontinued DMC Stranded Cotton Thread Colors
July 4, 2015, 11:11 am
Filed under: General comments

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