Sunday, July 28, 2013

Block nine in progress

 I have been stitching the many leaves of this block every evening this week. Yesterday, I added the stems which makes sense of all the leaves scattered throughout the block. This morning I am adding the final stem.


Then I will be moving on to the eight buds that are on this block. Once these are completed, I can start the three layered flowers. I love getting to the stage where I can add the red flowers. The blocks are rather boring with all the green leaves. It is a bit like growing a garden, Carefully watching as the leaves multiple. and the plant gets larger. But, the  reason we grow the plant is to see it blooming. So this week will be a fun week as each evening I get to see my block blossom.
 
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8 comments:

  1. I really admire your applique. I am going to try this technique next.
    Enjoy watching your flowers bloom!
    Thanks for linking up to Slow Sunday Stitching!

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    1. Thanks Kathy, Keep practicing and you will be successful with your applique. I remember being so frustrated and fighting fray threads, but now my I know where to place that needle to get the fabric to do what I want it to do, so addictive!

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  2. All your leaves are perfect. Hope you get to your blooms soon.

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  3. I have one more bud to finish this evening, and I will wait till tomorrow to start my layered flowers. Thanks for stopping by!

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  4. Lovely stems and leaves - and so many of them! Looks like a challenge but fun!
    Hilda

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  5. Really nice work! Looking forward to seeing the plant bloom.

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