Saturday, July 23, 2011
Flamingos Everywhere V
The wing of the blue flamingo is stitched in the Diagonal Scotch stitch. The cheek was done in a Cashmere stitch.
The smaller flamingos require more thought since many stitches are too large to establish a pattern in the small areas provided by the blue and tiny pink flamingos' necks and bodies. I think the Knotted stitch fit well on the body of the blue flamingo. As someone at the shop remarked, it isn't a stitch to do over a large area as it moves slowly. But it does provide a nice effect.
The remainder of my free time was devoted to more stitching on the sky and sand. I plan to wrap this up next week, so think positive thoughts about rapid stitching.
Here's my progress so far: