Take a Stitch Tuesday Stitch 81

This week Stitch 81 in the Take a Stitch Tuesday challenge is Beaded Hedebo Edge. I am sure stitchers will enjoy this decorative and pretty stitch. Beaded Hedebo Edge can also be used as an edging stitch. So the next time you are scratching your head wondering how to edge an item such a fabric postcard. and ATC ( Artist trading card) a Christmas decoration or a needle case or even the matching pin cushion remember this stitch as it can finish off an item well. As a decorative surface embroidery stitch it also has loads of creative potential. One way of using it is that I like is around the edge of paisley patterns. You will find a full step by step tutorial for  Beaded Hedebo Edge.  in my Stitch Dictionary. I hope you enjoy TAST Stitch 81! Stitch 81 Beaded Hedebo Edge stitch sample TAST2012logo

How to join in on the Take a Stitch Tuesday challenge

If you are new to hand embroidery the challenge is to learn the stitches. If you are an experienced embroiderer push these stitches in creative manner and share with beginners what can be done with a little imagination.

Where to share TAST Stitch 81

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  Beaded Hedebo Edge.  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. Feel free to join the  TAST facebook group and leave your photo of TAST Stitch 81 there.  For Flickr people the group is Take a Stitch Tuesday. Hashtags are #TASTembroidery and #PintangleTAST on places like Instagram etc.

If you need more information the challenge guidelines are on the TAST FAQ page. Crazy quilt template set 2

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As someone who loves crazy quilting and embroidery I designed these templates with other stitchers in mind. With my templates you can create hundreds of different patterns to apply to your stitching and crazy quilting projects. They are easy to use, totally clear so you can position them easily and they are compact in your sewing box. Templates set 1 you will find here  Templates set 2 you will find here  a tangle of pins

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One Response to Take a Stitch Tuesday Stitch 81

  1. Rhonda says:

    I love this stitch! Thanks for the tutorial. In the past I have used it around the neckline on nice T-Shirts and just recently on a new fancy T-Shirt I designed around both sleeves and the neckline as well using real turquoise beads. This is a beautiful stitch as so many are!!!!

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