|Petei Angel's Blue Sky Framework with Stars|
The framework is two plies of a medium blue Mandarin Floss. I added Smyrna Crosses in a darker blue Petite Treasure Braid here and there to simulate a starry sky. Love both those threads!
|The Sky Gets Bluer|
The next step is to work more Smyrna crosses, this time in a lighter blue color using Petite Silk Lame Braid. Love that thread, too! I'm sorry that the metallic sparkle doesn't show up here. In person it is lovely, just what I wanted. This is as far as I've gotten, although I've worked on her each night for a week. This is not a quick background stitch and is a lot of work for a small ornament but I think the time invested is worth it. It is just what I envisioned for my angel.
I am debating whether to experiment with split stitch for her face or to play around with Flair for her fingers. I might just work on her stockings while I think that one over....
|Watson Awaiting Santa|
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