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Gopur kutch part 2 (filling)

                In Gopur kutch part 1 we learnt base stitch. Now lets start with filling stitch of Gopur design.


                      Part 1 of filling stitch, come out just below point 1, follow the below collage and complete part 1 filling stitch. If you observe, in part 1 filling stitch, only the areas of part 1 base stitch gets covered.


Part 1 filling stitch, Gopur design



2. Part 1 of filling stitch, Gopur desing



3.Part 1 of filling stitch, Gopur design



Finished part 1 of filling stitch, Gopur design


                     Click on the image, have a closer look at finished part 1 of filling stitch.


                     Part 2 of filling stitch, only the areas of part 2 base stitch gets covered.



Part 2 of filling stitch, Gopur design



2. Part 2 of filling stitch , Gopur design


Ending of part 2 filling stitch, Gopur design



Finished part 2 filling stitch , Gopur design


                      Finished part 2 filling stitch.



Part 3 of filling stitch, Gopur design


                            Part 3 of filling stitch, come out just above point 28 in instruction chart of gopur design part 2 and just below red dot where you started your part 3 of base stitch. Observe carefully above collage and follow each step, as it is bit confusing.


Ending of part 3 filling stitch , Gopur desing
                     
             
               End part 3 of filling stitch exactly at staring point as shown in above picture



Finished part 3 filling stitch, Gopur design



                     Part 4 of filling stitch, this part is very important, as you may go wrong easily. Observe each step carefully.


Part 4 filling stitch, Gopur design


                          In part 4 of filling stitch, check your part 2 base stitch instruction chart  and observe, where ever there is red dot mark ( which is the starting point of that particular base stitch) , exactly at the same point ( little below) filling stitch starts (of that respective base stitch). So there are around 8 individual base stitch in part 4 of base stitch, each of their respective filling stitch has to be done. Pay attention while handling these parts of filling stitch. Each step of filling stitch is not shown, but starting and ending point is shown. All the best.


2.Part 4 filling stitch, Gopur design


3.Part 4 filling stitch, Gopur design


4. Part 4 filling stitch, Gopur design


5. Part 4 filling stitch, Gopur design


Finished Gopur design



                       Gopur design application, try and arrange continued gopur design as border, which can be used on table cloth or saree giving rich look, or single motif can be framed.



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                      Any doubt regarding Gopur design, feel free to leave a comment, i will get back to you.

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