TAST Week 17 Highlights

wheatear stitch sample Many people really enjoyed working and experimenting with as this weeks challenge stitch – wheatear. Once again it’s time for the weekly round up so make a cuppa, and let me share with you some of the samples that caught my eye.   Once again dont let these few samples lead you to think that these are the only worthwhile samples to be seen. Follow some of the links in the comments, of week 17 and I promise you there is more eye candy to be seen.

First of all these fish situated in context underwater delighted me over on Ella’s Craft Creations 

wheatear stitch hand embroidery sample

Also along a similar theme these fish shaped air catchers created by Queenie on All Kinds of Needlework

wheatear stitch hand embroidery sample on felt

Valerie over on Can a Leopard Change its Spots worked this sampler on felt

wheatear stitch hand embroidery sampleLiz Figs created this lovely sample and added bugle beads.

wheatear stitch hand embroidery sample

Stitch in Time shared this sample on flickr worked in a hand dyed thread

Also check out crazyQstitchers photostream on flickr for some great samples

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  1. Thank you Sharon for featuring my sampler piece. I feel quite honored to be included this week and you absolutely made my day! I’m not sure if I would choose this work as an example of my “best work” but I did enjoy coming up with a few different takes on the stitch.

    Gayle S.

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