TAST Week 16

This week’s stitch 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 this stitch. With Chevron stitch …

What is in my fabric book?

This is a quick heads up to let you know, I have just posted another video. You can find it over on my YouTube channel. In it I share a flip through of my fabric book I have recently finished. The project was inspired by the Tao de Ching by …

TAST Week 14 and April Design Challenge

For Take a Stitch Tuesday Week 14 the challenge is 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 it …

TAST Week 13

Take a Stitch Tuesday Week 13 Basic TAST Arrow or Arrowhead Stitch is a very quick and easy stitch to work. It is versatile. You can use it for stylish projects on the one hand, and children’s stitching projects on the other.There are two varieties of Arrowhead Stitch (see the tutorial). …

TAST Week 12

Couching is a simple, but wonderfully versatile, stitch and technique. 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 add a textured line to your design. You …