Friday, 1 September 2017

Friday Homework for Lesson 34: Japanese Stitch

Late again, but I have worked hard!

Here is my homework for stitch #34 Japanese Stitch.

First as a canvas stitch

Which was easy to stitch and makes a nice filling.

The Japanese embroidery with flat silk floss on kimono silk was harder to work.
The stitch could just as well be ordinary Satin Stitch, I guess.

After having done the Japanese Stitch I added Stem Stitch - for the stems.


Then I added some Chinese Knot Stitches in purple and blue,
threw in a few silver lines made of Japanese Stitch,
and a sprinkle of Chinese Cross Stitches in gold.

This will eventually become a greeting card.

Nihon Shishu, Japanese embroidery, is more difficult than I thought. I will have to try again!


14 comments:

  1. You may have found it difficult, but it does look good!

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    1. Thank you, your words are comforting!

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  2. Beautiful card! The silk thread is so pretty.

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    1. Pretty, yes, and prettier on the bobbin! It snags easily and the kimono fabric is a harsh kind of silk.

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  3. Beautiful work! In spite of being difficult it turned out great.
    I enjoy your projects.

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    1. Thank you. It was nice to try it and it wetted my appetite for more trials.

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  4. Your embroidery is beautiful but It is something I keep away from because I know I will end up pulling my hair out.

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    1. From time to time I feel like pulling out my hair, not so with this project but it WAS a challenge. Want to do more, though, so it can't be that bad!

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  5. That bit of homework looks like a challenge to me. Nice job!

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    1. It is very different from the beautiful bag you showed me today with the Huck weaving embroidery.
      Thank you for a lovely day!

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  6. I'm sure the recipient of the card will love it.

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