More effort needed!
War Quilts - 1

WIPW

As per usual I grossly under estimated the amount of work in the borders.  I thought I would be finished by now but I have only finished the inner border.

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This inner border is worked in single faggot stitch.  Now, this is normally a drawn thread stitch but if you work the stitch with out pulling it, it makes a great decorative border.  I went to get my text on drawn thread and all I found was a space on the book shelf.  I hope I haven't lent that book to someone.  So it is just a hand drawn illustration of the stitch.  This was worked over 4 threads.

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With any luck I might finish this next week.

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RachelandDesign

I think borders always take longer than expected - there's always more of them than you thought!

Carolyn Foley


Yes, this one had 4 sides!

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