First post on GBCW, we worked little bit on Butterfly center portion ( thorax and abdomen) and wings. Moving on, i shall try to complete working Butterfly.
Work ' Closed Buttonhole ' on all four wings with light blue ( shade no 1089 ) using 2 strands of thread.
|Wings of Butterfly|
Firm ' French knot ' worked in between each square on lower wings with orange color ( shade no 326 ) using 2 strands of thread and 2 warps.
|French knots on Butterfly wings|
Outer part of wings outlined with ' Stem stitch ' with shade no 189 using single strand.
|Outlining Butterfly wing|
After working first line of stem stitch with shade no 189, again work second line of stem stitch with blue color ( shade no 1089 ) using single strand.
|Second outline, Butterfly wing|
Work ' Satin stitch ' on head of Butterfly with shade no 1089 using 2 strands of thread.
|Satin stitch on Butterfly head|
For antenna of Butterfly ' stem stitch ' is worked with orange ( shade no 326 ) using 2 strands of thread. Eyes of Butterfly worked with ' french knots ' just below antenna with shade no 401 ( Grey), 2 strands of thread.
Now for upper wings of Butterfly work ' cross stitch ' with shade no 326 ( orange ), 2 strands of thread, worked only on two alternate rows.