East Asian Inspirations

I’ve completed this stitching at last! It was 2019 year Sal arranged by Lakesideneedlecraft by Lucie Heaton pattern. It was a real adventure, especially backstitch, which made me crazy sometimes, but each cross and french knot, and even couching were worth it! If you ask me, which part is my favourite, I don’t know the answer. Each part became a favourite as it was finished. Well, maybe a big Wave, or a Crane, or maybe a Carp, and so on, and so on…there is no answer! It was an excellent pattern, thank you, Lucie!

Stitched on Murano Pearl Evenweave 32 count, DMC thread. Techniques used: whole cross stitch, french knots, backstitch, couching.

East Asian Inspirations Sal

The 12th part of this Sal is completed, now only boarder left 🙂 Two pictures to your attention: first one without back stitch and the second one with back stitch and Frebch knots. I know, they are not ideal, but they are.

East Asian Inspirations Sal

Update on this beautiful Sal by Lucie Heaton pattern. Now I’ve got seven parts made, today I started on the 8th. In the previous, 7 part, we stitched a beautiful sea wave according to the famous Japanese artist, ukiyo-e painter, and printmaker of the Edo period Katsushika Hokusai. The artist is best known as the author of the woodblock print series Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji which includes the internationally iconic print, The Great Wave off Kanagawa Lucie’s interpretation looks like this:

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And the whole picture now looks like this:

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Today I’ve started part 8th, so wait for more information 🙂