Wednesday, January 4, 2012

Mystery #12 "Ecrusheen"

Mystery #12 
Mystery #12 - "Ecrusheen" - is a 10 x 10 design stitched on eggshell congress cloth using Marlitt, #12 Perle Cotton, and Coton Floche A Broder, all in Ecru, an antique gold metallic braid, and Japanese Toho beads.


Ecrusheen, Courtesy of Molly

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Materials List:
24 count eggshell Congress cloth 14x14 inches square
DMC perle cotton #12 ecru (one ball)
DMC Coton Floche A Broder ecru (one skein)
Marlitt #1034 - 2 skeins
Kreink size 4 very fine braid #205C (three reels)
Kreinik cord #205C (one reel)
Japanese Toho beads #A422 (dark gold luster similar to Kreinik 205C) and A122 (cream)

Needleartnut posted photographs and talked about her progress on this piece on her blog.  Here's the final posting.  Work backwards from here to watch her work this piece.
http://needleartnut.blogspot.com/2009/12/end-of-mystery.html



Ecrusheen Courtesy of Needleartnut
Unframed Closeup Courtesy of Laura Z.

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