29 August 2007

Purple Slip @ 12 Hours Work

Purple Slip @ 12 Hours Work, originally uploaded by Jane Stockton.

Finally, after three different attempts, have gotten all the black outlining done on the purple slip.


I am lusting after this needlework. I wish I had your skills.. I am feeling a little nervous trying new projects. I feel


This is actually a really easy technique to learn and do well. Tent stitch is a just a half cross stitch variation. And you don't count, it's more like colouring in with thread! And if it looks a bit rough and blocky, well, the period ones do to!


This is lovely. There is a freebie of a yellow tulip slip at the Vermillion Stitchery site.

If I ever do a 'slip', I may start with this yellow one!!!