Sharon B suggested Up and down featrhered buttonhole stitch for this week. From the beginning I liked this stitch. Easy to find the rhythm and very useful for flower sprays and seams in crazy blocks. At first my exercise in my "Stitch Bible"
In einem meiner Crazy Blöcke habe ich zwei Reihen des Stiches übereinander gelagert:
In one of my crazy blocks I stitched two rows in layers:
In einem anderen Block habe ich Reihen dieses Stiches wieder übereinander gestickt. Weiters habe ich hier den Pistil stitch und French knots verwendet und dann den Saum mit winzigen und etwas größeren Perlen verziert:
In anorher block I also stitched layers of rows of Up and down feathered buttonhole stitch. Further I used Pistil stitch and French knots. Then I decorated with tiny little beads and a few bigger ones:
In a few weeks my friend Hanna and I will fly to Berlin to meet our friends Martina and Codula. Reason for our visit to Berlin is the annual exhibition of the German Patchwork Guild. On 8th and 9th of June at the first time this exhibition shares time and place with the Art Berlin. I'm really looking forward to these few upcoming days. Time ist passing so quickly and I often think about Berlin, so I came in the mood to dedicate my block#4 for the CQJP 2013 to the German capital, which is situated in a wonderful landescape. That is what I had in mind when I stitched all the flowers and flowersprays on my block: