Stitch 19 for Take a Stitch Tuesday is Bullion Knot. I know many people feel intimidated by this stitch but read the tips in my tutorial for Bullion Knot Stitch and hopefully they will help you. In the tutorial there is also many illustrations that will help you see where they can be used too! They are worth persevering with as the body of this praying mantis is made up of Bullion knots.
Please spread the word about Take a Stitch Tuesday so others can join in on the fun. All stitchers a free to join the challenge and all levels of skill are welcome. The challenge guidelines are on the TAST FAQ page.
Join in on the Take a Stitch Tuesday challenge!
If you are a beginner the challenge is to learn the stitch. If you are an experienced embroiderer push these stitches in creative manner and share what you do with beginners so they can see what can be done with a little imagination.
Where to share
Stitch a sample, photograph it, put in online on your blog, flickr site, share it on facebook or where ever you hang out online, and leave a comment on the Bullion Knot tutorial page telling us where the sample is.
For social stuff lots of eye candy and inspiration join the TAST facebook group . Other places online are the TAST Flickr group. If you are a hashtag type person use the hashtag #TASTembroidery and #PintangleTAST on places like Instagram etc.