Flower Vase Stitch Along #2

vaseonwool4One of my favorite embroidery stitch combinations is next on our Flower Vase Stitch Along. It’s a combination of the Blanket Stitch and the French Knot. This combo makes for some wonderful texture. (Note that directions will be added to the Flower Vase Stitch Along page as we go.)

  • Stitch 3 rows of Blanket Stitches across the vase to make a band of stitches above the previously stitched rows.
  • Stitch the rows closely together to make little boxes of thread.
  • Use light/medium green thread and a size 3 or 4 embroidery needle.

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  • Fill in each box made by the Blanket Stitches with French Knots.
  • Use yellow thread and a size 3 or 4 embroidery needle.

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  • Stitch 3 rows of┬áStem Stitches across the vase to make a band of stitches above the previously stitched rows.
  • Space the rows about 1/8″ apart.
  • Use red thread thread and a size 3 or 4 embroidery needle.

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  • Fill in the rows made by the Stem Stitches with French Knots.
  • Use blue thread and a size 3 or 4 embroidery needle.
  • Don’t you love how the French Knot adds that wonderful accent to each stitch combination?