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 …

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 …

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 …

TAST Week 33

TAST Week 33 Cloud Filling is the stitch for TAST week 33. You mainly see it being used as a filler stitch.  If you are a new hand to embroidery, you will find that filler stitches are amazingly useful. They can cover areas of your design and before long you start …

TAST Week 32

TAST Week 32 The stitch for TAST week 32 is  Alternating Up and down Buttonhole. This stitch is a bit tricky if you are beginner, as you need to know regular Up and Down Buttonhole which was stitch 22 in the challenge. If you are a new hand to embroidery, …

TAST Week 31

TAST Week 31 For TAST week 31, I have two stitches that are related. They demonstrate how a technique from one stitch can be applied to another. The first stitch is Woven Detached Chain stitch. This is great to use whenever you want to add a leaf shape to your …