TAST Week 36

So, here is TAST Week 36! Welcome back from our break week. I hope everyone is energised for the final push towards the end of the year. This week I have chosen a relatively easy but versatile stitch to ease back into the TAST challenge. I hope everyone enjoys it! …

TAST Break Week 3

TAST Break Week Last week, I announced we would have a catch-up TAST Break week. If you are up to date with your sampling, take a little a break. I don’t know a stitcher who has not got other projects to work on — so this is your chance. For …

Beaded Feather and Chain stitch

Beaded Feather and Chain stitch is a fun variety of Feather and Chain stitch. This stitch is worked in the same manner, but with one extra step. As you create the stitch, you thread beads onto the working thread before you make the chain section of the stitch. Other than …

TAST Week 35

A little heads-up I have a little bit of housekeeping before I announce the stitch for TAST week 35. next week will be a break week. In addition, I have introduced some easy stitches for this week, as I feel that the combination of a fun easy week coupled with …

New set of templates on a floral theme available

Exciting news this morning! I have a new set of templates available. This set is designed around a floral theme. It is spring here in Australia so that is quite appropriate! The fun with this set is that you can combine petal and leaf shapes with the curved edges of …

TAST Week 34

TAST Week 34 TAST week 34 is technically two stitches but, since Crossed and Plaited Feather stitch are so similar, I have grouped them together as one. Both are based on straight-sided feather stitch and both involve a second line of overlapping stitches. As usual, to learn how to work …