Saturday, November 26, 2011

More Feathers

Part 6 of The Great Escape. This wraps up the breast feathers. I believe it's the wings next time.

The Great Escape
28ct white Jubilee, DMC 317, 318, 413, 414

The penultimate breast feather is the Oyster stitch. This was... weird. I spent the whole time convinced that I was stitching it absolutely wrong, even though I wasn't. I think it was the multiple wrapping.

The last row is the Breton stitch. This was alright, I guess. It's a very narrow stitch and takes a lot of individual stitches to look good. There are 10 Oysters and about 30 Bretons as a comparison.


Kathy A. said...

He is just tooo coool!!! Love him!

gracie said...

What a marvelous Owl!

Lesley said...

He's looking great,I love his eyes and his beak.It is lovely to see so many different stitches in one piece.
Abi Gurden certainly does know how to design unusual piece of work

Joysze said...

Wow.... NICE!!!!!

Dani - tkdchick said...

How cool is he!!!

Giovanna said...

He's lovely, great going!

Siobhan said...

That is really cool! I really like the eyes.