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GBCW...... Final touch

                   
              Hurray its final post on GBCW,  earlier we did butterfly 1 & 2tulipgrapes and creeper. Lets add some final touch to complete this project.

                Now for upper part of grapes ( half circle ), work ' Bullion knots' with 3 strands of thread, shade no 267.  And for stem of grapes, work two line of  ' chain stitch ' with 2 strands of thread, shade no 262.

Grapes

                      For tiny creepers on big creeper work ' Stem stitch ' with 3 strands of thread, shade no 267.


Creeper
                 
                  Work ' French knots ' around tiny creepers with single strand and two warps, shade no 307.


Creeper
                   
                   Work ' French knots ' for the circle on grapes leaf with 2 strands of thread, shade no 269.


Grapes
       
            Vow, we are done !!!!!  Are you ready to have a glance .......... Here you go...........


Grapes & Butterfly Crewel Work
           
                 
                     This project is intermediate, not too tough. That doesn't mean beginners can't try !!!!, even you can try once you learn all stitches worked in this project. Have a look, stitches used for this project,

                   1. Closed Buttonhole stitch.
                   2. Stem stitch.
                   3. Chain stitch.
                   4. French knots.
                   5. Trellis or Jacobean couching.
                   6. Triangle filling.
                   7. Satin stitch.
                   8. Raised stem stitch.
                   9. Fly stitch.
                 10. Laid work.
                 11. Bullion knots.
                 12. Herringbone.
                 13. Ribbed spider web.
                 14. Detached chain / laisy daisy.

Grapes & Butterfly Crewel Work 


                     List of thread, shade numbers ( Anchor threads )

         Greens :
             
                       246, 256, 262, 267, 269, 281, 393, 889.

         Brown:

                    355, 357, 358, 380.

         Blue:

                   170, 189, 1089.

         Orange:

                   304, 307, 326.

         Grey:

                   401.

          Peach:

                     10, 329.

           Purple:

                       871, 873.


Grapes & Butterfly Crewel Work

Grapes & Butterfly Crewel Work
           
                Hope you all enjoyed this project. Do leave a word, for any doubts and please do share your work. Happy Stitching.


Comments

  1. This is very pretty and wonderful. You made it so quick. The stitches are very neat and clearly explained. Great Job :-)

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  2. Thank you Sangheetha. It means a lot.

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  3. very good tutorial

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  4. Great work Preethi. I am in the process of arranging the threads for this project. Will show u once it is done. Thanks for the inspiration.

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  5. Hi i would be pleased to watch your work, i be waiting!!!!

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  6. I took a look at your blog ad I absolutely LOVE your work!!!

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  7. So nice of you Yolande, thank you so much stopping by my blog and appreciating my work.

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  8. dear m/s preethi iam mrs jayanthi afellow bangalorean. iam asilent admirer of your works & go thro your blogs regularly. i specially admire your posts re. gbcw & kutch tutorials which motivate a novice in hand embroidery like me iwould like you to pl clarify the mode thro which you transfer larger patterns especially kutch work onto the garments as the old method of trace carbon will not work in case of borders etc. my mail id is jayanthiramaswamy @gmail.com
    regards,
    jayanthi

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    1. Hi Jayanthi, thank you, i am glad you liked my work. Your appreciation do motivate me to do more. Shall mail you regarding transfer larger pattern.

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    2. Hi Jayanthi, i tried to mail you but it showed error with your mail id, Please check your id is correct ?

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    3. preethi, my mail id is jayanthiramaswamy@gmail.com. many thanks for your prompt reply.if it doesnt go thro this time alsopl mail me ur id will write to youthere from mine
      regards'
      jayanthi

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