Pintangle

Laced Herringbone Stitch

Laced Herringbone stitch is a line of Herringbone that is laced with a thread. Most often I use a contrasting thread. Lacing any embroidery stitch with a contrasting thread or ribbon quickly creates an interesting variety. You can lace with novelty threads and yarns. Metallic threads can be very effective …

TAST Week 41

TAST Week 41 TAST week 41 is here, and before we know it, the end of the year will have arrived. For this week, Closed Herringbone stitch is the challenge. It is very useful to define a good strong line or to use in a border, or as part of …

TAST Week 40

TAST Week 40 For TAST Week 40, we have another two stitches that are worked on a grid.  Algerian Eye Stitch is often used in even-weave embroidery techniques. These include canvas work, pulled work embroidery, and forms of counted thread work. However, it has a simple structure which means it …

TAST Week 39

TAST Week 39 Fancy Herringbone Stitch is the stitch for TAST week 39. It is a fun decorative stitch to play with. It forms a strong but pretty line that makes an ideal border or as seam treatment in crazy quilting. You can work it in different threads. And you …

TAST Week 38

TAST Week 38 TAST week 38 is here! This week, I have two stitches that are similar and both are worked on a grid. You could experiment with them off-grid – in other words, work them in a free form manner but people usually work them within a square. I …

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