Friday, August 05, 2011
padded satin stitch
In this post, a tutorial for one of the techniques used in the third panel of the circle project. padded satin stitch First draw an outline of your shape. Here evenly spaced dots are drawn with ball point amongst the offset pattern of factory stitched dots. With chain stitch and single strand of silk or cotton floss, cover the drawn line with embroidery. Continue with chain stitch until you have completely fill in the shape. With the same thread, begin to cover the chain stitch with false satin stitch. Go back and forth across the shape until closely packed. Each dot takes about 20 minutes to do. The original design on paper has changed slightly.