Wednesday, November 5, 2014
An in-between project
I first worked her face in basketweave with DMC cotton floss, adding individual cross stitches for the eyes and mouth. The hair was worked with two strands of DMC Medici wool in satin and long stitches.
Since I plan to stitch all the fur trim on her costume with French knots, I stitched a background behind her head and under the hem of her dress in basketweave with some blue floss to make the finisher's job easier at the end of the project.
The individual segments of her wing were first outlined with Kreinik #12 tapestry braid #032 in tent stitch, then filled in with white DMC floss in an encroaching Gobelin stitch. One wing done, one to go!