A lesson on Chinese embroidery with the poppy smoothness It is believed,that embroidery was born in China, where this kind of skill has long been considered an elitist art. On transparent silk embroider silk threads paintings that are able to hit any imagination. From different sides of one large canvas embroidered 2 completely different story. Such masterpieces of art in the Land of the Rising Sun are among the most expensive. The traditions of this people have their continuation intechnique embroidery smooth. The technology used in this type of embroidery is now actively used in the creation of unique products and works. This type of embroidery will require you to have a high level of possession of this technique and a great experience in the work of embroidery. However, if you carefully treat your work and will fulfill all the traditional requirements with precision, this will allow you to quickly master Chinese embroidery on the surface and create unique works. The most surprising thing is that specialthere are no cognitions and secrets in this technique. Here you will use the same types of stitches as with conventional embroidery, but with care you need to choose the color scheme. Pay attention to the fact that as a basis for the plot of your product you can take only the eastern landscape or Chinese drawing. For a basis it is better to take a satin fabric of dark orblack shade and diligently work out the aspect of combining the colors of the selected silk threads. To better understand the specifics of this technique, it is enough to work out in it one petal of a flower. According to technology, it must be divided into 3 - 4 parts, which will be embroidered each in its own way (different stitch directions, different color shades). In this lesson we will take a closer look at the technology of Chinese embroidery using the example of a poppy. To do this, you need to take a picture and make it translate to a tissue base. Next you need to select the desired thread colors. In our work the following shades of threads were used: for embroidery of poppy we use yellowish-green, scarlet, pink-red and black; to create the stem we will use the yellow-green color of the threads, we will make leaves from light green threads. Step # 1: we make the embroidery of the base of the petal smooth with a thread of black color. Step # 2: We continue to work on the petal with a dark red thread in the direction from the center to the edges. Step number 3: we embroider a simple smooth surface with a red and pink thread. Step # 4: by the same principle we create all the other petals. Step # 5: the lower part of the petal is embroidered with threads of dark red color, the bend is made of red and pink thread. Step number 6: we work with a thread of black color in a circle. Step # 7: then proceed to the embroidery of the middle of the flower, which we make straight smooth. Step number 8: we work in a circle. Step # 9: create embroidery of the other petals. Step number 10: go to the embroidery of leaves. Step number 11: embroidery of the flower stalk should be done with a thread of yellow-green color. Step number 12: we embroider the embroidery in 2 directions. Step 13: create embroidery of the bend of the petal. Your embroidered poppy is ready. Thus, it is necessary to work with all the details that are created by the standard "light smooth" with the use of so-called "decking" or without it. Learn to embroider with smooth - this very sophisticated technique - is easier than it might seem to you at first glance.