Welcome back everyone I hope everyone enjoyed the break and had fun holidaying or stitching or both! I hope everyone caught up, if they needed to practiced or worked on other projects. I not only had a trip across Australia and am currently in Singapore but I also re-launched In a Minute Ago as a site on contemporary journals and journaling techniques to have fun with. So if you are interested in that topic you may wish to visit it and subscribe as I will be sharing my travel journal over there.
This week the challenge stitch is called Buttonholed Herringbone. It is fun and surprisingly useful as it makes a border that is highly textured like a braid. It is literally herringbone stitch that has been buttonholed so check out the tutorial for Buttonholed Herringbone and have some fun with it. If you work two rows facing each other you have a line of circles and if you work two rows back to back they become diamonds.
How to join in on the Take a Stitch Tuesday challenge
If you are new to hand embroidery the challenge is to learn the stitch. If you are an experienced embroiderer push these stitches in creative manner and share 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 Buttonholed Herringbone page with your full web address. Don’t forget the http bit of the web address so that your address becomes a live link so that people can visit your site and see what you have done. Please spread the word about Take a Stitch Tuesday on your social networks.
Feel free to join the TAST facebook group. If you are a hashtag type person use the hashtag #TASTembroidery and #PintangleTAST on places like Instagram etc. The challenge guidelines are on the TAST FAQ page. All stitchers a free to join the challenge and all levels of skill are welcome
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