Lots of manufactorers make stranded cotton, notable DMC and Anchor, and I stongly suspect what you are refering to as embroidery floss is stranded cotton.
Stranded cotton comes in skeins of thread consisting of usually six strands of 2…"
I have heard it called basket weave too. In some ways I'm am surprised that we are taught different things but in another way I'm not surprise. At the class when I started Karahana, there were four of us sttiching here and we…"
"This week I have finished 2 projects. The stitching on Karahana was finished some time ago, but now I have done the finishing and mounting.
I've also finished beading Phase I and made it up into an eye glass case. I've added some pictures…"
I am looking forward to becoming more active with my stitching, as I enter a new phase of my life...called retirement! I am so ready to be on my own time clock and to pursue personal interests that have taken a back seat to my career. There are so many things I want to learn and try.
Just saw your Chinese flower by Trish Burr. It is gorgeous! Needle painting is next on my list to learn. Does Trish Burr's long and short stitch projects help when you do the JE camellias or is it the other way around? Thanks, Helen from JEPlus blog.
Just seen your embroidery. It is lovely. I take it, it is a cushon - smart. I also have been finishing my grandson's embroidery (3 years). I am now due to do one for his brother. I am booked in for next March. I must get on with my loving couple though
Hi Carol-Anne Thanks for your kind comments, I really struggled with the Camellias but now that they are finished I feel they didn't turn out so bad after all! Yes, I shall be in Bournemouth in March, see you there. Val