A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Cookie Policy | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Craftster Tip: Do you know about all of these Craftster features?
Total Members: 315,879
Currently Running With Scissors:
275 Guests and 3 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides

Pages: [1] 2  All
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: Stumpwork embroidered leaf brooch  (Read 989 times)
Tags for this thread: stumpwork , leaf , brooch , featured_project  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit  
Tutorial Contributor

Offline Offline

Posts: 10669
Joined: 03-Jun-2006

View Profile
« on: October 19, 2019 11:42:50 AM »

Made for curiousfae in the Fabric/Mixed Media Jewelry Swap. Perusing her pins I came across this, it wasn't pinned by her but you know how that goes...one thing leads to another thing leads to "Wow, that would be perfect to make for her!" The artist has a few different styles and colour combos but this was actually just right for Kelli so I went with it.

I started out with a lightly drawn shape then thought I'd better mark out where I wanted each colour to go, I used sharpie since it doesn't rub off on anything once it dries.

The outer edge of the leaf and the stem are lightly wired.

It's tricky blending stitches, or stitch painting I guess it's called.

After cutting the shape out, I thread wrapped the end of the stem.

The back is wool felt with a brooch pin stitched on.
« Last Edit: October 19, 2019 11:43:59 AM by craftylittlemonkey » THIS ROCKS   Logged

"Always use the good beads, the good fabric and the good yarn. Life is too short to leave it waiting in stash." ~ Edel C

I'm not online as much as I used to be, don't panic if it takes a while for me to reply to things Smiley.
Live long and prosper
Offline Offline

Posts: 2921
Joined: 08-Aug-2007

Peace and long life

View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #1 on: October 19, 2019 02:00:09 PM »

Truly stunning, clm!
Mistress Jennie
Tutorial Contributor
Jewelry and Trinkets Moderator
Craftalongs Moderator

Tutorial Contributor

~*Harry Potter Craftalong Headmistress*~
Offline Offline

Posts: 13591
Joined: 30-Sep-2008

Beware the power of my Sonic Seam Ripper!

View Profile WWW
« Reply #2 on: October 19, 2019 02:18:44 PM »

So, so beautiful dear! 

Crochet Moderator
Vintage Crafts Moderator

Offline Offline

Posts: 5322
Joined: 26-Feb-2008

I like Kit-Kat, unless I'm with 4 or more people.

View Profile available for personal swaps
« Reply #3 on: October 19, 2019 08:08:47 PM »

A masterpiece!

There's not much in this world that can't be improved by either chocolate, bacon or glitter.
Offline Offline

Posts: 9363
Joined: 10-Jun-2007

Dahlin, I'm so glamorous I cry glitter tears.

View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #4 on: October 20, 2019 08:25:34 AM »

WOWZERS! It's beautiful!

My blog, Suddenly Surrounded by Taxidermy
My Etsy: Bubble Off Plumb Productions

'16 FPs: 50
'17 FPs: 72
'18 FPs: 89
'19 FPs: 64
« Reply #5 on: October 20, 2019 09:01:37 AM »

That is incredible....the colors are so beautifully blended!!

Tutorial Contributor

Offline Offline

Posts: 1432
Joined: 13-Jun-2006

View Profile
« Reply #6 on: October 20, 2019 12:31:33 PM »

Wow! That would've been hard to part with. Your stitching is gorgeous!

Cooking Moderator
Offline Offline

Posts: 14419
Joined: 28-Mar-2008

My fingers are itchin' to be stitchin'

View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #7 on: October 20, 2019 03:13:35 PM »

This is gorgeous! I think you blended the colors perfectly

Offline Offline

Posts: 5607
Joined: 20-Jul-2011

@Lynx2Lancer on Instagram

View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #8 on: October 20, 2019 05:08:14 PM »

Holy moly, Tee Jay! This is stunning!

Proud Marching Band and Soccer Momma

Mini 12 Days of Christmas: Sent!
LV Round 30:Hosting SusieQ!
Sweat Shoppe Ornament Swap: Sent 2 out of 6
Masterboard Swap Rd  2: Organizing and Sent!!
Color in a Box: Crafting!
« Reply #9 on: October 20, 2019 10:45:13 PM »

Absolutely stunning. Such detailed color blending and stitching details. Great step photos and descriptions, too! I'm fascinated by "stitch painting," as you called it. Another someday skill to try! Smiley I'm sure your partner was blown away!

Crafter, sewist, costumer, doll maker, baker and cake decorator, reader, collector, all-purpose nerd...
You can also find me on Den of Angels for ABJD related stuff!
Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] 2  All Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Jump to:  

only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search
Crafting Ideas
Crafting How-Tos
Crafting Ideas
Crafting Topics

Latest Blog Articles
Tute Tuesday: Snow Dyeing
Baby, It's Cold Outside
Meal Prep Monday: Autumn Vegetable Tian

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...

Follow Craftster...

Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Privacy Policy | Cookie Policy | Terms | Site Map

Copyright ©2003-2017, Craftster.org, © 2009-2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands