Friday, 7 April 2017

The final two.....


Yay! I have finished the final two circle sets on my little wool wall hanging.  I am very pleased with how this is looking.



The penultimate circle set was decorated (from outer edge) with Italian knotted border stitch in variegated fine silk thread; up and down buttonhole stitch in variegated perle cotton (8) and finished with beaded drizzle stitches in the centre.  Just loved working the drizzle stitches and they add such a lot of texture to the project.




The final set was embellished (from outer edge) with glove stitch in coton a broder; buttonholed cabled chain stitch (the cable chain worked in coton a broder and the buttonholing in variegated fine silk thread); Italian knotted border stitch in variegated fine silk thread and finally bullion knots in the centre worked in coton a broder.



I am very excited to have this project nearly finished and I couldn't wait to start on the background quilting. 



It is not perfect but it adds so much texture.  Perhaps I will get it finished at the weekend!

13 comments:

  1. Soo beautiful! Love all your sweet additions to the circles!
    Hugs Martina

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  2. Liebe Christine, das ist eine ganz zauberhafte Arbeit geworden! Die Filzkreise sind mal so etwas ganz Anderes. Wunderschön!
    Liebe Grüße
    Valomea

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  3. Hi Christine. Oh I love these ,can't wait to see this finished,well done my friend.

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  4. Looking forward to your finish - so far it is looking gorgeous.

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  5. Looks wonderful! You should be pleased with your work!

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    1. Thank you Darlene! I am very pleased with how this is looking and I can't wait to get it finished now! Have a lovely weekend! Christine x

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  6. It's looking good so far, I am sure it will look wonderful whenit's finished xx

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  7. They are perfect! Can't wait to see the finished wall hanging. Always love visiting here!
    Cathy

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  8. Liebe Christine,
    ich finde dein Kreisprojekt sehr spannend und freue mich jedes mal über deine Fortschritte dabei.
    Liebe Grüße und ein schönes Wochenende wünscht dir,
    Steffi

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  9. You're almost done! Looking forward to seeing it finished, although I'm sure the photos don't make it justice. Have a lovely weekend! Ariadna.

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  10. Hello Christine, wow your project is looking great, that pebble quilting is beautiful.

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  11. Love the drizzle stitch!.. It is all looking great.

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  12. I always think of beautifully decorated cookies when I see these! They definitely make me wish for a sugar buzz.

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