Thursday, 28 October 2010

Ally Pally Day 2

The second day at the Knitting & Stitching show was spent doing workshops with Jan Beaney in the morning, when we made a small handstitched sample based on a photograph of a garden. Here’s mine:-

In the afternoon, Jean Littlejohn ran a workshop with a difference. We each had to pick a number from 1 to 6, then, based on the number we chose, we were allocated a stitch (mine was Roumanian Couching). Using different types and weights of thread/wool etc, we made a grid using our allocated stitch and then filled in the spaces of the grid, again ONLY using our allocated stitch. It really made us stretch our skills, take a closer look at how stitches can be used and we ended up with a useful stitch sample to refer to in future - at least, that was the idea but I’ve turned my workroom upside down and I can’t find my sample!

1 comment:

Garden Girl said...

This is a beautiful piece of art! I love the color combination. You must be very talented.
-Garden Girl