19. Bullion knot

Bullion knot is a wonderful stitch which improves the ugly flower from last week.

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They are perfect for rose buds.

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Or rather perfect for any flower.

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This week I have started embroidering new flowers. Bullions is a good start.
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I love all kinds of knots.  Here are some pictures from previos works. At first my handbag.

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You have already seen the next picture on  French knot page.

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The pink/mauve circles are connected by Bullion knots. The green “worms” are also Bullion knots. The other stitches are different kinds of knotted stitches.

There are Bullion knots of different lengths on this area. The pale blue Bullion knots are my first Bullion knots ever.

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The blue oval bellow is filled with dense, rised Bullion knots, and to the right there are Bullion knots surrounding a single French knot.

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The handbag embroidery is all in wool.

I also tried Bullion knots on denim swatches:

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Links:

Week 19
How to make Bullion knots
Google picture search
Highlights

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