TAST Week 20

TAST Week 20 For TAST Week 20, I will introduce two stitches that are a bit different. The first is known as Basque Stitch, which is also known as twisted daisy border stitch. It is a sort of twisted chain stitch worked in a line or circle — a bit …

TAST Week 19

The stitch for TAST Week 19 is Oyster Stitch which looks difficult until you understand how it works. Once you understand the mechanics of it, this stitch is quick and easy to work. And it produces a nice textured chain stitch that can be used in many situations in place …

TAST Week 18

TAST Week 18 For TAST Week 18, I thought after the tough stitch last week, I had better be kind to everyone this week! Arrow or Arrowhead Stitch – which is a very quick and easy stitch to work. It is versatile and you can use it for stylish projects on …

TAST Week 17

TAST Week 17 The stitch for TAST week 17, is Bullion Knot. I know many people feel intimidated by this stitch, but read the tips in my tutorial for Bullion Knot Stitch and hopefully, they will help you. In the tutorial, there are also many illustrations that will help you see …

TAST Week 16

TAST Week 16 TAST Week 16 is Coral stitch. This stitch is an old embroidery stitch but it’s a very quick and useful stitch that creates a knotted line. Coral stitch can be used for outlines, as it follows a curve well so experiment a bit with it. Thread choice will …

TAST Week 15

TAST Week 15 This week for TAST Week 15, the stitch is Butterfly chain. I always feel this stitch is a much under-utilised decorative composite stitch. Once you start playing with it, you will see how versatile and fun it can be to do. Don’t forget to check out the …

TAST Week 14

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 …