My RSN Certificate Silk Shaded rose is back! Learn about what the assessors thought of this piece, and where the improvements can be made!
RSN Certificate – Silk Shading
My journey, experiences and things I learn as part of completing my third module of the RSN Certificate in Technical Hand Embroidery – Silk Shading.
The piece is to be approximately the size of an A5 sheet of paper, and is worked on silk duping with stranded cottons. The design is to be either a fruit or a flower, but it must include a stem and a turnover.
My design is that of a bright pink wild rose. I have chosen to stitch this on blank silk. This will hopefully give a very dramatic effect, though it supposedly also very difficult!
This has been a long time coming… But at last, I have finally got there with this piece. Once I knuckled down and just stitched it, it really did move along quickly. It’s still not quite ready to come off the frame – a few more French knots for the bobbly bits on the stamens. In theory …