Tuesday, 5 March 2013

I is for ...


Ice Cream
 Silk applique cone stitched in ice cream colours  

Indian Herringbone stitches on the sugar cone, 
(the Indian Herringbone is Herringbone stitched one over the other )
and
 Interlace running stitch ~ down the side of the tag

and Isolated back stitch sugar strands in sweet pastel shades

can you tell I'm looking forward to the summer :)
Thank you so much to all of you who left such lovely comments on my
Hogwarts Hat tag last week they were so nice to read :)

11 comments:

  1. Sensational! Love the "sprinkles!"

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  2. Lovely! I've been wondering for a long time...Is there any tricks or hints to hand stitching on paper?I know it should be thick enough but that's all I can think of.How's the waiting list coming along to be part of Tag Tues.? Denise

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  3. Lovely tag, great embroidery! Valerie

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  4. Brilliant, great stitches and colours, I can't wait for summer either! X

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  5. Oh that looks so yummy! Lovely embroidery.

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  6. Another gorgeous tag Yvonne. Love the stitched sprinkles and the button cherry and the herring bone on the cornet....well everything really!!!

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  7. Fabulous tag... Brilliant needlework & design... Very clever! Hugs May x x x

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  8. Its very clever the way you incorporate all these stitches into a design, I love the lovely pastel colours. I had my first ice-cream of the season yesterday, it'll be summer before we know it! Jane xx

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  9. Mouth watering tag, Yvonne! I agree with the above comments, just fabulous!
    Jane x

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  10. you've made some cool tags! this one is yummy. thanks for checking out my blog and for your lovely comment.

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  11. Looks just like the real thing. Hugs Mrs A.

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