TAST Catch up and Break Week

TAST Catch up week Last week, I said that TAST would have a catch-up week. Catch-up weeks are important. It is easy to fall a bit behind as we all have busy and full lives. What I hope to prevent is people slipping behind, then getting discouraged. TAST is meant …

TAST Week 23

TAST Week 23 The stitch for TAST week 23 is Knotted Cable Chain. You can find a tutorial for Knotted Cable Chain in my Stitch Dictionary. Knotted Cable Chain is a textured linear stitch which looks great used in all sorts of ways. You can work the chain in an open loose …

TAST Week 8

TAST Week 8 The TAST Week 8 stitch for  Take-a-Stitch-Tuesday 2019 is running stitch. At first glance, this stitch looks too simple for words. It is a really easy stitch – but it is also tremendously versatile. Visit the tutorial to see some of the techniques that use running stitch, alongside …

TAST Week 6

TAST Week 6 TAST Week 6 is here already! The TAST stitch to learn and experiment with is Herringbone Stitch.  Herringbone stitch is another of those key stitches that many people first learn when new to hand embroidery.  I hope those readers who are attempting this stitch for the first time enjoy …