Sampler page 5

Swedish Geometric Satin

  Using the graph below stitch #841 pearl #5 1 strand.

  To stitch:  work the red lines first, green second and blue last. 

  You will only be stitching with one color.

Swedish Geometrical Satin
Underside Couching

Undersided Couching

  2 strands Razzle-Dazzle 6

  Floss to match 1 strand


Thread 2 strands of Razzle-Dazzle in one needle.  Thread 1 strand embroidery floss in another needle.


Begin at START.  Sink Razzle-Dazzle and whip stitch to secure end.  Underside couch at "purple lines.  To couch bring the Razzle-Dazzle to the top of the canvas.  Take the embroidery floss needle up at the first purple line and come up.  Loop the Razzle-Dazzle thread and go back down in the same hole with the embroidery floss.  Give the thread a little tug until you hear a pop.  The Razzle-Dazzle should have a little bump on the underside of the canvas.   Repeat this until you have reached the end of the row.


Bring the Razzle-Dazzle thread to the underside of the canvas and back up again to start another row.  Repeat the entire process until you have reached the end of the area. 


Finish the Razzle-Dazzle by sinking to the underside and whipping the tail secure.


When finished, work Double Long Arm Cross along the two sides of the couching.

Double Long Arm Cross

Double Long Arm Cross

  #938 4 strands


Go up on the odd numbers and back down on the even numbers.


#702 6 strands


Using the graph below, work red numbers by coming up the odd and down the even.

When you are finished, start andother thread and work the black numbers.  Start and end thread with whip stitch.

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