Wessex Stitchery

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Here is another Wessex Stitchery stitch., again from an old embroidery magazine and simply described as fly and detached chain. Stitch 2, Chain Stitch, Cross Stitch, Embroidery Needles, Embroidery Patterns, Bird Embroidery, Blackwork, Susan Branch Blog, Fancy Hats

ANOTHER WESSEX STITCH

Here is another Wessex Stitchery stitch., again from an old embroidery magazine and simply described as fly and detached chain. Note the fly stitches have quite small tails while the chain stitches have long ones. Ann has allowed me to copy her Wessex pin Cushion Chart that is based on this stitch. The original was stitched on 32 count Belfast material so if you use a different fabric you will need to adjust the fabric size. Fabric 18cm square Belfast Linen. 4 Colours of no 8 Perle thread. 1…

I am very excited at being able to share some Wessex Stitchery done by several of my friends Firstly a tiny piece from one of the Junior Em. Embroidery Art, Embroidery Stitches, Embroidery Patterns, Stitch Magazine, Types Of Stitches, Cross Stitch Finishing, Work Bags, My Friend, Friends

WESSEX STITCHERY BY MY FRIENDS

I am very excited at being able to share some Wessex Stitchery done by several of my friends Firstly a tiny piece from one of the Junior Embroiderers in the group that meet each week, the four older girls working with Maree have all completed a a small block with "Steepholm stitch " and are now working on a second piece. They are really enjoying this type of stitching and having a wider variety of threads to work with. The four younger girls are working on canvas work with me and one lass…

It was exciting to make a new friend (in England) who enjoys this embroidery. Wessex Stitchery was created by Mrs Margaret Foster of Bath, E. Pin Cushions, Textile Art, Needlework, Reusable Tote Bags, Textiles, Embroidery, Beads, Fiber, Mountain

WESSEX STITCHERY

It was exciting to make a new friend (in England) who enjoys this embroidery. Wessex Stitchery was created by Mrs Margaret Foster of Bath, England early in the last century.Stitching her very distinctive embroideries she described her work " A Wessex needle..... asks for no suggestion for pattern or design on paper or material... it has lovely stitches of its own, by the use of which patterns will as it were, envole themselves....." This posting is specially for my english friend, but I hope…

Mary Joan Stitching: Wessex stitchery up close, using multicolored threads Hand Embroidery Stitches, Silk Ribbon Embroidery, Embroidery Patterns, Knitting Patterns, Swedish Weaving, Cross Stitch Finishing, Brazilian Embroidery, Fabric Art, Needlepoint

Wessex Wonders

Wessex Stitchery Sampler I thought I would tell you about my header to my blog. It is Wessex Stitchery and my own design. It was in 2000 that the book "Wessex Stitchery" by Gay Eaton first came out and "New Stitches" magazine ran an article on it. I then went out and bought a copy. It must have been a couple of years later that I got the book out again and thought I would have ago at some of the patterns. I had got some of the new Anchor multicoloured threads and thought they would look nice…