Monday, June 22, 2020

Day 174 : Knoll

One Button a Day 2020 by Gina Barrett - Day 174 : Knoll

Day 174 : Knoll .

Today's button was, I thought, going to be a little different. I used a punch needle - I'm not very practised with this tool, but I do enjoy the process. I have a vintage set, with different sizes of needle, but for this used a modern version. The grey parts in between are straight and split stitches.

But, I'm looking at this and thinking, I've done this already. Check this year - no, I haven't, not really. I kept thinking it looked a bit like moss. And that was the answer. During my 2016 challenge, Day 270 - Moss. Actually really similar. That one is worked on grey silk fabric, with only a small amount of embroidery (which was not done with a punch needle). Interesting. Perhaps something I should develop a little further, if only in my sketchbooks...

Size: 20mm  / 3⁄4" / 32L

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