Yayyy – it’s back to more of my whitework sampler. I so much enjoy working on this, and my hands really like it too – I wash them so often while stitching, and then when I am not stitching I lavish hand cream on them so they don’t dry out.
Anyway – the stitching. I have actually spent quite a while on the Mountmellick section of this sampler, but after agonising over the design, and then stitching it, I decided it looked ridiculous and so I unpicked it all! Fed up with that for now, I moved on to a simple Pulled Fabric section.
Nothing complicated about this Pulled Fabric pattern although it does require 2 seperate steps – the diagonals are all done first and then you go back and add the eyelets.
Pulled Fabric of Pulled Thread? I was always taught that it is Pulled Fabric, and Drawn Thread, though I think perhaps it is the other way around in other parts of the world. The way I was shown, we withdraw a thread so Drawn Thread, and when we Pull on a thread we are distorting more than just that thread, it affects the whole fabric round it, so Pulled Fabric. Ah well, it really doesn’t matter, does it! You say tree tomato, I say tamarillo. 🙂