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Chevron and Sheaf Stitch - TAST 11-12

Take a Stitch Tuesday weeks 11 – 12: Chevron Stitch and Sheaf Stitch. This week’s design turned out endearing…like ugly Christmas sweater endearing. 230 more words

Embroidery

Stitching, stitching and more stitching...

Long ago, in my pre-blogging days, I used to do a lot of stitching, mainly cross stitch and some blackwork. Back then, it was the sort of pick-up-put-down portable work that knitting has been, for me, lately. 438 more words

STITCHING

...and Crosses

During the first week of our holiday we drove from Adelaide to Sydney, travelling along the stunning scenery of the Great Ocean Road. In the evenings I would do a little stitching whilst we chatted over a glass of wine. 399 more words

Serendipity

Knots and Crosses

Over on Pintangle Sharon has started a new series of TAST, 100 stitches to learn with one released each Tuesday. I’ve based my stitch sampler on the last TAST list so I’ve been trying to do the ‘Beyond TAST’ where she gives us a stitch or a family of stitches to develop a bit further over a month or so. 561 more words

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Couching Stitch - TAST 10

Take a Stitch Tuesday week 10: Couching Stitch. Couching on a Couch. So I made it to week 10! That is longer than the “no sweets” challenge of 2018 lasted….3 weeks. 388 more words

Embroidery

Cretan Stitch - TAST 9

Take a Stitch Tuesday week 9: Cretan Stitch. Back to the earlier cabin block. I had the idea that I could use Cretan and Herringbone stitches in a combo to create something that would resemble a fence, then the plan was to layer in trees to make a forest scene. 175 more words

Embroidery