Once I did small samples of both open and closed Cretan Stitch, I was compelled to attempt something organic. Looking at various examples on the internet was so inspiring, and discussions of this stitch always mentioned leaves. So, I sketched then I stitched. Here are my first attempts on my doodle cloth.
|I need practice, and/or possibly just different fabric, to do a better job spacing my stitches on the leaf. (click to enlarge) |
I started on the left, can you tell? ;)