Saturday, November 6, 2010

Mirror work 1 (fly stitch petals)

 1.Fix the mirror onto the fabric with basic stitches (the tutorial is given here). Make a template of a petal and use this to draw petals around the mirror.

2.Make a small straight stitch at the tip of one of the petals.

 3.Bring the needle up at the point shown in the picture.Pull through.

4.Go in on the right and bring the needle up at the middle line, where you've made the straight stitch.

5.With the thread wrapped under the needle, pull through..Make a small stitch as shown.

6.The first fly stitch made.

7.The second fly stitch.

8.Continue till the petal has been filled up and proceed with the other petals.

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