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GBCW, more on Butterfly

                   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.

Finished Butterfly
                 Happy stitching !!!  Next post on upper flower ' Tulip '


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