Take a Stitch Tuesday 2018 Stitch 23

Wheatear stitch sample1The next stitch in the Take a Stitch Tuesday 2018 challenge, is Wheatear stitch. This is a stitch that is often overlooked but it is very useful to represent sprays of organic things. You can use it for wild grasses and of course, wheat.

See the Wheatear stitch tutorial for step by step instructions on how to work it and to give you few ideas on how to use it in your projects.

Beyond TAST

Beyond TAST is for those readers who have done TAST before or for people who already know the basic embroidery stitches. Details about the current Beyond TAST challenge are here

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How to take part in the Take a Stitch Tuesday challenge

If you are new to hand embroidery the challenge is to learn how to do Wheatear stitch and share what you have learnt.

Where to share

Stitch a sample, photograph it, put in online on your blog, Flickr site, share it in the  TAST facebook group or where ever you hang out online. If you have a blog leave a comment on the Wheatear stitch page with your full web address so that people can visit your site and see what you have done.

If you need more information the challenge guidelines are on the TAST FAQ page.

Have you seen my book?

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My book The Visual Guide to Crazy Quilting Design: Simple Stitches, Stunning Results shares detailed practical methods on how to design and make a crazy quilt. Topics such as fabric choice, tricky challenges like balancing colour, texture and pattern, and how to create movement in order to direct your viewer’s eye around the block are covered in detail. I also explain how to stitch and build decorative seam treatments in interesting and creative ways. My book is profusely illustrated as my aim is to be practical and inspiring.

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4 Responses to Take a Stitch Tuesday 2018 Stitch 23

  1. Claudia Boonyasith says:

    I would like to make a crazy quilt for my first quilt ever. Thanks for the opportunity with your guide.

  2. Kaholly says:

    This is one beautiful stitch!

  3. Mary Ann Winters. says:

    This is. One of my favorite stitches. It is versatile.

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