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 …

Tutorial on how to work Ainu Running Stitch

Ainu Running Stitch is a type of running stitch that comes from indigenous people of northern Japan, known as the Ainu. I discovered this stitch via Queeniepatch. Visit Queenie to read more about the stitch. Apart from traditional applications Ainu Running Stitch lends itself to experimenting with different thickness of threads, …

Crazy Quilt Block 84 in the I Dropped the Button Box Quilt

Crazy Quilt block 84 is a softer coloured block in pastel tones. The I dropped the Button Box quilt has blocks arranged in colour toned diagonal bands – you can see the quilt here I like this block even though I am not really pastel sort of person. There are …

For the Love of Stitching Sampler Band 545

This area is part of section 37 on of the For Love of Stitching band sampler. Stitches on this band are running stitch worked in a pattern darning manner. Thread: The thread is hand dyed silk. Fabric: A cotton linen mix that is 22 count. Date: This section of the sampler was …

Running Stitch

Running stitch Running stitch is also known as quilting stitch and Darning stitch. You use the same hand motion to make all three, although you can vary the spacing of the stitches. Quilting stitch is usually worked with spacing are of the same length, and many quilters work very hard …