Posted by: maureenc | May 14, 2014

Kantha Sal

At least this Maureen is keeping up to date with her stitching!


OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA I worked the Wheel and spokes but could not post as I had no internet connection.  The connection was still disabled when the next lesson was due so I finished both and here they are.

Traced version is top and printed pattern is below this.

The Wheel has black kantha for the centre,  yellow Paichano next, then black kantha with a paichano edge.

The spokes are made with paichano and the dots, kantha-filling .

The main ‘eye’ has been finished with paichano which is shown in the larger photos below.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERATraced pattern top and printed below.  You can see a big difference in the wheel, which is much better traced.  The solid print line makes the yellow too vivid.

The outlines of the ‘eyes’ have been whipped = Paichano and then filled with Dhaneer Sheesh method.  This stitch took much concentration.  I realized I had added too many patterns to…

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