Fabulous fall foilage colors with multicolor floss
Stitching with nature's colors
Why are overdyed and multicolor threads so popular with stitchers and designers alike? Below we have a close look at how our designers are using these fabulous threads for autumn patterns.
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>>tips and tricks for stitching with multicolor and overdyed floss: our designers share their technique for cross stitching with multicolor threads
Using any softly blended muticolor embroidery floss, is like watching the colors of fall foilage change day after day, the colors change from stitch to stitch, each new cross stitch a delightful surprise.
Hear what Tamara of Tam's Creations has to say about the range that DMC offers:
" DMC Color Variations are great to use for autumn designs. they give a variation of colors in the leaves, the same you find in nature"
Tam used these colors for two of her patterns, a little squirrel and 3 biscornus. We show a sample of the corresponding DMC color card so that you can see the color effect of each thread.
Tam's Creations - Autumn squirrel pattern detail and corresponding threads from DMC Variations range
Tam's creations - Autumn biscornu series
This pattern by Perrette Samouiloff was entirely stitched with multicolor threads, also from the DMC Color Variations range . The result is a beautiful harmony, with lively and rich colors, yet only a palette of 6 skeins was used. Learn more about which technique Perrette and other designers prefer to use for completing their cross stitches.
Perrette Samouiloff - Fox and child ABC
Here's another design where embroidery threads imitate nature: Autumn fruit by Tom & Lily, picking the exact hue of each fruit or vegetable as in the two details shown below.
Tom & lily - Autumn fruit (detail)
Tips and tricks for stitching with multicolor & overdyed floss
Our designers share their techniques for using multicolor threads
>> tips and tricks for stitching with multicolor and overdyed floss:
All the seasonal patterns listed below feature overdyed, variegated or multicolor floss.
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