Valentine Balloons - Whipped Backstitch Masterclass
NEEDLEWORKPATTERN READY TO DOWNLOAD, DESIGNED BY Faby Reilly Designs
Discover a beautiful and fun way to enhance your stitching with two-color whipped backstitch for a fun candy cane effect. Notice how the balloon strings in Valentine card motif are rendered like a black and white cord.This design is part of Faby Reilly's Masterclass series and will offer plenty of pratice guided by Faby Reilly's excellent step-by step tutorials.
As you will notice, the two-color whipped backstitch was used here for both irregular lines (balloon strings) and for the linear frame. The Words (Love U) are also worked in whipped backstitch, but in a single color, thus providing a dimensional effect.
The two-color whipped backstitch is a handy embroidery stitch that can be used for decorative motifs and frames for many cross stitch projects. Stitched in red and white it works wonders for embellishing Christmas cards and ornaments.
This masterclass is intermediate level.
A tutorial is included with the chart for all specialty stitches.
A cross stitch pattern by Faby Reilly Designs.
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Chart info & Needlework supplies for the pattern:
Valentine Balloons - Quick Challenge: Whipped Backstitch
Chart size in stitches: 40 x 90 (wide x high)
Needlework fabric: Zweigart 28ct Cashel linen, platinum (770)
Stitched size 7.5 x 16.5 cm (3″ x 6.5″)
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Stitches: cross stitch, backstitch, whipped backstitch
Chart: Two step color chart : with cross stitch only + with all stitches
Number of colors: 10
Themes: specialty stitch masterclass, love, Valentine greetings
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