Design and create a 'stained glass' embroidery

Building Texture with the Back Stitch

A course by Melissa , Fiber artist

Fiber artist. Seattle, United States.
Joined November 2021

Create a beautiful 'stained glass' embroidery piece hrough a step-by-step process. Start with basic materials and end with a stunning finished product.

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About the video: Building Texture with the Back Stitch

Overview

“It's time to move on with the piece and incorporate the back stitch. We use this kind of stitch to create texture within a layer. ”

In this video lesson Melissa addresses the topic: Building Texture with the Back Stitch, which is part of the Domestika online course: Design and create a 'stained glass' embroidery. Create a beautiful 'stained glass' embroidery piece hrough a step-by-step process. Start with basic materials and end with a stunning finished product..

Partial transcription of the video

“Next, we're going to use the back stitch to add texture to our design. I'm going to work with our purple clouds up at the top. We'll start by bringing our needle up slightly inside our shape here, and then make a nice, small stitch towards the edge. I'll leave a space away from that stitch I just made, and then go back down in the hole of that last stitch to connect my two stitches together. I'm going to follow this bottom line of my cloud as I fill in this first line. There's no right or wrong for how long or short your back stitches should be. I usually make my back stitches about a fourt...”

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Course summary for: Design and create a 'stained glass' embroidery

  • Level: Beginner
  • 100% positive reviews (11)
  • 586 students
  • 4 units
  • 11 lessons (1h 17m)
  • 6 downloads
  • Category

    Craft
  • Areas

    Embroidery, Textile Design, Textile Illustration, Traditional illustration

Melissa

A course by Melissa

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Melissa Galbraith, the talented fiber artist behind MCreativeJ, is a passionate advocate for the art of embroidery. Drawing inspiration from her love of nature, Melissa creates whimsical and modern embroidery patterns and kits that captivate the imagination.

Born and raised in the desert of Washington state, Melissa's upbringing fostered a deep appreciation for crafting by hand. After finding her desk job monotonous, Melissa rediscovered her love for embroidery and its ability to unleash her creativity. Her portable craft allows her to play with texture and color, capturing the beauty she finds all around her.

Melissa's expertise and talent have garnered recognition, with her work featured in Love Embroidery and Belle Armoire Jewelry magazines, as well as by renowned brands such as DMC and Etsy. She has also received accolades, including first place at the Woodlawn Needlework Exhibit.


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Design and create a 'stained glass' embroidery. Craft course by Melissa

Design and create a 'stained glass' embroidery

A course by Melissa
Fiber artist. Seattle, United States.
Joined November 2021
  • 100% positive reviews (11)
  • 586 students