Treading softly

Little stitches, little steps. Some seeding stitches and French knots on this beautiful eco-printed silk from Jane Hunter

Eco printed silk with hand stitch

Trying to find the fine line between trampling over the delicate pattern and using hand stitch to enhance it.

French knot flower heads, seed stitch ghost leaves, and whipped running stitch stems

Treading softly, on tiptoe, through this Monday morning.

Silk panel on tea-dyed silk noil

Author: Karen

Textile and mixed media artist

12 thoughts on “Treading softly”

    1. Thanks Janet, yes I prefer finer threads too. This silk is very fine habotai so needs a light touch

  1. this is all so very fine … the cloth and the threads, the stitches and the colors … it all seems to be as it was meant to be

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