The kite tail meanders over several blocks of Seaside Town - (this is the mystery button club quilt by Lynette Anderson Designs that I started back in April 2017) - and Hugo is holding on to the string! The ribbons on the kite tail are all hand embroidered using variegated Valdani Threads....
...the kite string was drawn onto the fabric once all the blocks had been completed and sewn together. I used a very fine Micron Pigma pen in a brown colourway (this is permanent so you do need a steady hand) and outlined the "ribbons" in backstitch before adding the satin stitch. The backstitch gives a nice edge to stitch against. A quick press on the back and it will be ready for the borders to be added!
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