Silk shading – day 2

Day two and it is all about the colour! Today we chose our silk threads ….. a mixture of DCM and Anchor.

My colours were not as vibrant as a lot of the other students – but I hope they will still work well all together. A lot of the colours on my flower were described by our tutor Deb Wilding as ‘muddy’! Doesn’t bode well!

Once chosen we were let loose on our pieces – and following our order of work and stitching directions carefully, we all got going. This is how far I managed to get after a whole days work.

Nobody said that silk shading was quick! Happy stitching everyone….

About wybrow1966

My name is Deborah, and my earliest recollection of being creative is learning how to smock at primary school. We had a wonderful, white-haired lady who came in once a week to teach the 'girls' how to sew. I am not sure what the boys got up to during this time - but I never once felt as though I was missing out on anything. Now, as a primary teacher, I often give up evenings to teach enthusiastic children how to embroider. I am now just about to embarked into the world of blogging. Who knows if anyone will be interested, or if I can even keep it up. But here goes....
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2 Responses to Silk shading – day 2

  1. As you say – no-one said it was quick! But it will be interesting to do.

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