Thursday, March 29, 2012

Lichen Embroidery - French Knots

One of my favourite fabrics in my stash screamed out for some embroidered lichen, so I'm playing around with french knots.  They're tricky to keep uniform but for a nature inspired piece I'm liking the unevenness of the stitches:






5 comments:

m said...

I love French knots. So versatile. Beautiful colour palette. I look forward to seeing the complete piece

Marta Brysha said...

Sorry Maria, the comment got published before I left my details

Marie Costa said...

No worries Marta! Thank you for your encouraging comments, I really appreciate it :)

Diane said...

Maria, thanks for commenting on my blog.
I'm envious of anyone who can keep french knots from pulling right through the fabric! Yours look lovely and the colours on the fabric suit it very well.

underatopazsky said...

This is so effective with the subtle changes of colour and the gorgeous fabric behind it!