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 …

TAST Week 30

TAST Week 30 Both stitches for TAST Week 30 create wider lines. For those who are new to embroidery, I encourage you to learn Lock Stitch which is easy to learn. Lock stitch has interesting single and double versions and both are quick and easy once you get in the …

TAST Week 29

TAST Week 29 TAST week 29 and Beyond TAST are both linear stitches. The first is Pekinese Stitch which creates an interesting line that can follow a curve well. Not only can you use this stitch as a linear stitch but it is a useful stitch to use around the …

TAST Week 28

TAST Week 28 TAST week 28 is Breton stitch which I describe as a sort of twisted herringbone. I like to think of it as herringbone with its knickers in a twist. This sample is worked in rayon ribbon floss. Here, I have changed the height of the stitches to …

TAST Week 27

TAST Week 27 TAST Week 27 is Barb stitch, which is an easy variation of the buttonhole family. It is quickly worked, making experimentation fun. You will not find it difficult to work if you know how to stitch buttonhole stitch. Check out the Barb stitch tutorial, as it also …