TAST Week 14

Step by step tutorial on Cable chain stitch TAST week 14

The stitch for TAST week 14 is an interesting version of Chain stitch, called Cable chain stitch. This is a pleasant stitch to work because you can develop a good easy-paced rhythm. It is also a very useful stitch, as it is a linear stitch that can follow a curve well. As usual, the tutorial for Cable chain stitch will take you through the step by step process and give you a few ideas on how to use it.

The Beyond TAST Challenge stitch for week 14

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The Beyond TAST challenge stitch for this week is a bit of doozie. I think it’s lots of fun. I encourage people to try Buttonholed Cable Chain stitch. Since this stitch is a variety of chain stitch, it will follow a curve. One thing I really like to do with this stitch is to tuck a bead in the middle of the buttonholed chain. So check out my tutorial on Buttonholed Cable Chain  stitch and give it a try.

Where to share you stitching for week 14

The idea is to stitch a sample, photograph it, put in online on your blog, or share it in the Take a Stitch Tuesday Flickr group, or in the TAST facebook group or where ever you hang out online. Hashtags are #TASTembroidery and #PintangleTAST on places like Instagram etc. If you have a blog leave a comment on either the page for Cable chain stitch or the Buttonholed Cable Chain  stitch.

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.

For more information, see what they look like, find out about the free ebook of patterns visit the information pages in the shop where you can also purchase them.

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