Thursday, August 21, 2014
Since my last update to this project, I have made a bit of progress on some of the leaves of this big tree. I outlined them with stem stitch. To fill them, I am using lines of running stitch. I really like the effect!
I outlined the volcano and added some red to the interior...not sure yet if I will also add some yellow and orange:
Now for the lettering. I wanted to stitch the word Triceratops in a bright, bold color. I chose this orange - DMC #741:
I am stitching the top of each letter with three strands of floss and using the stem stitch.
For inside the letters, I am using vertical lines of straight stitch with only one strand of floss:
I love the color palette on this project! However, I am missing two floss color numbers. The lightest green from the plants and the brown from the volcano...when I figure out those two numbers, I will add them to my list: