Needle painted Rose part 6 Leaves (second part) These leaves are embroidered with the colors n° B5200, 924, 3847, 3849, 562, 502, 503, 164, 341 and 162 Begin by embroidering the veins with split backstitch using colors 924 and 162 as in the leaves of the previous post. Then apply colors 164 and 562 as in the photo. Bring depth to the leaf by adding shadows with color 924. Embroider both upturned parts of the leaf with colors 162 and 502. First, embroider the veins with split backstitch 1 thread then apply the colors 562 and 3849 according to their placement on the photo. Fill the empty area with colors 162 and 341. Then create the desired depth by adding colors 3847 and 924 to the leaf in small strokes. First embroider the veins as before with color 924 then fill the entire surface of the pattern with color 162, slightly varying the direction of the stitches to give movement to the leaf. Finish the embroidery of the leaf by adding shadows with colors 341 and 3849. After preparing the veins, embroider the upper part of the leaf with the colors 162, 341, 503, 3849, and 3847, distributing them as in the photo. Finish this part by adding additional touches with color 3847 as well as a few stitches with color 924. Completely embroider the lower part of the leaf with color 162 and add a touch of color 341 to the end. It is necessary to observe and respect the direction of the stitches! Emphasize the shadows with the colors 502 and 3847 as well as the light with the color B5200 in the upper part of the pattern. Embroider the turned over end of the leaf with colors 3849 and 924. When all the leaves are completed, do not forget to underline all the edges with split backstitch and color 924. 5 Comments B on October 25, 2020 at 10:11 am Great work Laurence I just love it! All the colours and shades work so well together Cannot wait to start stitching B Reply Judy on October 31, 2020 at 3:43 am I love this rose but have not mastered long and short stitch so would value any assistance you could give Thankyou Reply Laurence on November 2, 2020 at 7:58 am Thank you. What What I can advise you is to consult the articles of Mary Corbet devoted to the basics of needle painting https://www.needlenthread.com/2009/08/long-and-short-stitch-lessons-index.html best regards Laurence Reply Orawan McAuley on December 2, 2020 at 8:35 am Hello there. How can I join your needle painting projects? I love all of your works. Reply Laurence on December 3, 2020 at 8:25 am Hi, Sorry for the delay. I just see your comment today. I have seen you have subscribed to the newsletter right? Enjoy the blog! Reply Submit a Comment Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Yes, add me to your mailing list CAPTCHA CodeChallenge failed By using this form you agree with the storage and handling of your data by this website. * This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.