Tree of Life SAL Gallery

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Part One • Part Two • Part Three • Part Four • Part Five • Part Six
Part Seven • Part Eight • Part Nine • Part Ten • Finishes

If you're looking for pictures from earlier SALs, visit the dedicated galleries for Song of the Weather (2013) and Round in Circles (2016).

Part Two

Stitches: blanket stitch with detached buttonhole or up-and-down blanket stitch or double buttonhole stitch, French knots or colonial knots

Notes: A different arrangement of detached buttonhole stitch Notes: 2 strands DMC Notes: 2 strands DMC
Heather K Doreen P Georgia S
Notes: Heathway Milano crewel wool Dusky Rose 2, 4, 6 Notes: Silk Mill stranded silk 4023, 4086, 4087 Tree Part 2 Close-up of the leaf Fabric: cotton twill<br />Threads: Aubusson fine wool
Mabel F, plain Mabel F, bling Edna S Edna S Maureen P

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Part One

Stitches: stem stitch, split stitch
plain: whipped stem stitch
bling: overstretched pearl purl with coloured core

Fabric: lawn<br />Threads: DMC stranded cotton Fabric: Heavy cotton with a thin muslin/calico backing<br />Threads: DMC stranded floss/cotton, DMC Metallic Fabric: Heavy cotton with a thin muslin/calico backing<br />Threads: DMC stranded floss/cotton, DMC Metallic Fabric: linen from stash<br />Threads: DMC stranded cotton
Georgia S Edna S Edna S Heather K Doreen P
Fabric: linen twill<br />Threads: Heatway Milano crewel wool Drab 3, 5, 7 Fabric: densely woven linen<br />Threads: Silk Mill stranded silk 3013, 3015, 3018; gold pearl purl #2 Fabric: cotton twill<br />Threads: Aubusson fine wool, 1760, 3816 and 3742 Fabric: cotton twill<br />Threads: Aubusson fine wool, 1760, 3816 and 3742 Fabric: twill<br />Threads: Gumnut Tulips (mohair)
Mabel F, plain Mabel F, bling Maureen P Maureen P Jane C

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