TAST Week 11

  TAST Week 11 I love Tuesday mornings as there is always a sense of anticipation wondering how people will react to the stitch of the week. For TAST week 11 the stitch is French Knots. French Knots are lovely on their own, or as little accents in part of a …

TAST Week 10

TAST Week 10 TAST stitch for week 10  is Chevron stitch. As usual, follow the link for a tutorial and eye candy. Chevron stitch is an old favourite, as I turn to this stitch more and more when I’m stuck for ideas. There is a lot of fun to be had with …

TAST Week 9

TAST Week 9 The stitch for TAST Week 9 is a simple but wonderfully versatile stitch called Couching. With this stitch, you can use many novelty yarns that cannot fit through the eye of a needle. Follow the link for instructions and eye candy. Couching is a quick way to …

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 the …

TAST Week 7

TAST Week 7 For TAST Week 7 2019 I am introducing  Detached Chain stitch. Many people know detached chain as Lazy Daisy stitch because stitchers have long enjoyed using this stitch to create the petals of little flower motifs. Detached chain is a fun stitch that is quick and easy to …

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 …