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GBCW...... Final touch

Hurray its final post on GBCW,  earlier we did butterfly 1 & 2tulipgrapes and creeper. Lets add some final touch to complete this project.
                Now for upper part of grapes ( half circle ), work ' Bullion knots' with 3 strands of thread, shade no 267.  And for stem of grapes, work two line of  ' chain stitch ' with 2 strands of thread, shade no 262.

                      For tiny creepers on big creeper work ' Stem stitch ' with 3 strands of thread, shade no 267.


                  Work ' French knots ' around tiny creepers with single strand and two warps, shade no 307.


                   Work ' French knots ' for the circle on grapes leaf with 2 strands of thread, shade no 269.


            Vow, we are done !!!!!  Are you ready to have a glance .......... Here you go...........



                     This project is intermediate, not too tough. That doesn't mean beginners can't try !!!!, even you can try o…

GBCW..... Creeper

We have almost reached finishing point, earlier we worked Butterfly 1 and 2,  Tulip,  Grapes. We shall move on work ' Creeper '.
                  Whole creeper is worked with ' chain stitch '.  Start working chain stitch from right side of creeper as shown in below picture. First line of chain stitch is worked with brown color with single strand, shade no 357. Second line of chain stitch is worked with 2 strands of thread, shade no 281 ( green ). With shade no 281 upper part of creeper curve  ( whole circle ) is worked using chain stitch. 


                  Third line of chain stitch is worked with 2 strands of thread, shade no 267. Each line of chain stitch is worked very closely.


                Fourth line of chain stitch is worked with 2 strands of thread, shade no 262. Observe below two pictures, fourth line of chain stitch, i stopped working fourth line of chain stitch at certain point as creeper tapers. Below two pictures shows where to stop and…

GBCW........ Grapes

Hi, we are almost getting there..... previous posts we worked on worked ' Butterfly 1 and 2, flower Tulip '. Now to move on, lets start working Grapes.
                     Grapes, each grape is worked with ' Ribbed spider web stitch and satin stitch '. Have a look at below picture, First mark guidelines to work ribbed spider web stitch. In each Grape, keep satin stitch area more than ribbed spider web stitch.
' Ribbed Spider Web stitch '  is worked with 3 strands of thread, shade no 873. 


                      While working ribbed spider stitch, (whipping vertical lines ) always start from left side and end at right side for each line. After ending at right side don't start working next line from right to left because whipping will defer.


               To start working satin stitch, first outline outer area with stem stitch with 3 strands of thread, shade no 871 ( as shown in below picture ).



               Now work satin stitch over s…

GBCW.....Tulip

Last two post GBCW 1 and  2 , we worked on Butterfly. Now we shall work upper flower which i call ' Tulip '.

                   To work two lower leaf of tulip, first add guidelines at the center of  leaf as shown in below picture. Start working ' fly stitch '  with 3 strands of thread and shade no 889 ( olive green )





                  Lets concentrate on center portion of tulip, work ' satin stitch '  horizontally with 3 strands of thread, shade no 10 (peach color).


                Now work ' chain stitch ' on outer part of leaf covering center bud with 2 strands of thread, shade no 246 ( dark green ).


                     Now again work second line of ' chain stitch ' around outer part of leaf with 2 strands of thread, shade no 267.


                 Once again work third line of chain stitch around outer part of leaf with 2 strands of thread shade no 256 ( light green). So first line will be dark green, second line is …

GBCW, more on Butterfly

First post on GBCW, we worked little bit on Butterfly center portion ( thorax and abdomen)  and wings. Moving on, i shall try to complete working Butterfly.
                Work  ' Closed Buttonhole '  on all four wings with light blue ( shade no 1089 ) using 2 strands of thread. 


                     Firm ' French knot ' worked in between each square on lower wings with orange color ( shade no 326 ) using 2 strands of thread and 2 warps.






                       Outer part of wings outlined with ' Stem stitch '  with shade no 189 using single strand.




                    After working first line of stem stitch with shade no 189, again work second line of stem stitch with blue color ( shade no 1089 ) using single strand.



                         Work ' Satin stitch '  on head of Butterfly with shade no 1089 using 2 strands of thread.




                   For antenna of Butterfly ' stem stitch ' is worked with orange ( shade no 326…