Monday, 11 July 2011
Yes, I did say 'we': it was his first foray into the world of embroidery. He did confess that the best part was seeing it finished, so not sure he's a convert yet, but we shall see.
They were surprisingly quick to produce (probably helped by the liberal use of bondaweb), and were completed in a couple of evenings. Skeleton fish has bullion knot bones, a buttonhole stitch wrapped eye and detached chain embellishment; vomiting fish has french knot spots, a bullion knot tongue and satin stitch teeth.
I may suggest this as a future project for my local Young Embroiderers - we could have a whole ocean full.