TAST Stitch 70

Step by step fancy herringbone stitch 8
TAST Stitch 70 is another fun decorative stitch to play with. The stitch I am proposing for TAST Stitch 70 is Fancy Herringbone Stitch. It forms a strong but pretty line that makes it ideal for a border or as seam treatment in crazy quilting. You can work in different threads and you can lace this stitch with many novelty threads and ribbons or even novelty knitting yarns. If you want to add beads it adds even extra zest. You will find a tutorial for Fancy Herringbone Stitch here 
I hope you enjoy exploring what it can do and you can use it in you surface embroidery.

TAST2012logoHow to join in on the Take a Stitch Tuesday challenge

All stitchers a free to join the challenge and all levels of skill are welcome. 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, or share it on Facebook, Instagram etc or where ever you hang out online, and leave a comment on the Fancy Herringbone Stitch page. Feel free to join the  TAST facebook group. The challenge guidelines are on the TAST FAQ page.  Hashtags are #TASTembroidery and #PintangleTAST on places like Instagram etc. If you need more information the challenge guidelines are on the TAST FAQ page.

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One Response to TAST Stitch 70

  1. Angela says:

    I gave this stitch a shot. The looping part is a challenge for me so I just left it off. I don’t usually back down from a challenge but I really liked the way the stitch looked without the loops. http://princessbubblescreates.blogspot.ca/2017/01/take-stitch-tuesday-and-1-stitch-day.html

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