Take a Stitch Tuesday 2018 Stitch 41

Buttonhole wheel cup sample
Take a Stitch Tuesday 2018 Stitch 41 is fun. Buttonhole wheel cup  is raised from the foundation fabric. You start with a buttonhole wheel and work detached buttonhole stitches into the edge, building up rows to form a little cup. It is a heap of fun to do, and easily added to contemporary embroidery pieces or worked as flowers – it works particularly well as the middle of a daffodil. You will find the tutorial for buttonhole wheel cup here. Have fun with it.

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 is 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 work  Buttonhole wheel cup and share what you have learnt. If you are an experienced embroiderer enjoy the Beyond TAST challenge instead.

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  Buttonhole wheel cup  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 Stitchers Templates?

marking a seam using my stitchers Templates

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.

You will find the templates in the Pintangle shop here or for more information about them I have page for Templates set 1  and another information page Templates set 2

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