TAST Week 13

TAST Week 13 The TAST Week 13 challenge this week, is to experiment with Buttonhole Wheel which is a fun and easy stitch. These are often used to form small floral sprays making them useful stitches for crazy quilting and surface embroidery, but you can also use them in a contemporary …

TAST Week 12

I hope you all enjoyed the break or used the time to catch up a little. So this week is TAST Week 12. TAST Week 12 The TAST Week 12 stitch is to learn and experiment with Cretan Stitch. Cretan stitch is another of those key stitches people learn when …

TAST Break Week 1

TAST Break Week 1 This is TAST Break Week 1. Last week, I mentioned that we would have a catch-up week. If you are up to date with your homework, take a little a break. I don’t know a stitcher who has not got other projects to work on – …

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 …