Stitch Along Gallery - June 2015

Posted by Ruth on 8 June 2015 | 0 Comments


Remember to join in for some fun in our June stitch along. It really isn't too difficult and it is a bunch of fun. Here are the rules which will be updated each week as more rules are posted.

Week One Gallery Images

Barbara Frohne joined us again this month. Good for you Barbara. Her artist palette includes a number of items she bought thinking she would use them in creating art pieces, but never really did. Now is a great opportunity to make use of them. The background is solid brown.

barbara Frohne stith along for week 1

Barbara'a collection

Here is my collection of items. I also have paints which are not included here that I may used. Check out my blog post to find out the fabric that is missing - My week one entry

my collection of items for jun stitch along week 1

My collection

Amanda sent along her collection. Her "Painters palette" brought batiks and swirled colours to mind. She also included some scraps of batik fabric previously stitched together, multi-coloured threads and some Angelina fibers.

amanda stitch along collections of fabrics, threads and Angelina fibers

Amanda's collection

You can read about Jennifer's collection on her blog post.

jennifer stitch along collection of fabrics and threads

Jennifer's collection

Week Two Gallery Images

I will start the gallery this week with my broken petals and leaves. Read about what I did in this week's blog post.

jun stitch along w2 - broken leaves and petals

My week two project - broken petals and leaves

It's butterflies this week by Amanda, colors from the "painters palette". Some of the butterflies have solid colors and some have "broken" colors, either rainbow stripes or
replaced with Angelina fibers.

Amanda's stitch along - broken butterflies

Amanda's stitch along

Jennifer used broken circles which you can read about on her blog.

Jennifer's stitch along broken circles

Jennifer's stitch along

Week Three Gallery Images

This week is stitch week so I stitched down the applique. I'll add some more next week.

My stitch along for week 3 - stitching has been added

My stitch along

Amanda sent her photo in. She used echo quilting and sparkle thread on the 'broken' butterflies.

amanda's butterfly stitch along

Amanda's butterflies

Jennifer sent her project in. You can read about it on her blog.

jennifer stitch along june week 3

Jennifer's Stitch Along

Week Four Gallery Images

Barbara sent along her finished piece. She had fun with this challenge and is calling it "Coloring Outside The Lines". She used silk, metallic threads, antique buttons, beads and a small crocheted doily. Pieced a neutral design from scraps and finished with a decorative stitch around edge.

barbara Frohne stitchalong jun w4

Barbara's Stitch Along

Amanda also finished her piece. She has been wanting to try quilting all over for a while and this piece seemed the perfect opportunity to give it a go. The binding is on 3 sides only as it is going to be a page from a cloth book. She will bind all the pages together on the unbound side.

amanda stitch along june week 4

Amanda's Stitch Along

Here is my finished piece. Can you see my sparkly thread? You can in the close ups on my blog post.

My June stitch along finished

My Stitch Along

I cannot believe 6 months of the year are done already. Where do the days go? Now to start a new challenge...

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