Take a Stitch Tuesday 2023 Week 4

 Chain stitch. This is a tremendously useful stitch that is quick and easy to do. Chain stitchis a foundation stitch for a whole family of looped stitches. The trick with all the chain stitches is to not pull the stitch too tight, as a tight tension will pull the loop of …

Double Wheatear Stitch

Double Wheatear stitch is a versatile easy variety of Wheatear stitch and you can use it in organic motifs. You can vary the length of the diagonal straight stitches. Double Wheatear is great for beading and you can use many types of embroidery thread for variety. You can combine Double …

Take a Stitch Tuesday 2023 Week 3

Take a Stitch Tuesday 2023 Week 3 Basic TAST This week I am suggesting people learn and experiment with Stem Stitch. Stem Stitch is a basic quick and easy linear stitch, which I personally think is one of the most useful stitches there are. You can use this stitch to outline …

Diamonds are forever Crazy quilt stitch along

Welcome to my Diamonds are Forever Crazy quilt stitch along. Block 1 is the start of our journey together. I hope you enjoy it as much as I think you will. This is the first block of three diamonds. You can download the pattern for the diamonds. Here is light …

Take a Stitch Tuesday 2023 Week 1

Happy New Year! Welcome everyone, to Take a Stitch Tuesday 2023 week 1. I hope you are all energised and up for this year’s challenge. I know I am looking forward to seeing what everyone does this year, particularly with the design challenge. Before we start I would love everyone …