What is TAST?
TAST or Take a Stitch Tuesday is a hand embroiderer’s challenge that started in 2007. Yes, it is that old, but I continue to run it, as literally thousands of people have enjoyed it – and this has given me immense pleasure to see so many people introduced to embroidery and who then go on to enjoy stitching.
The idea of the challenge is to work as many of the proposed stitches as you can. Each stitch is announced on Tuesday mornings – hence the name! As I announce the stitches, I list them below. With every announcement, there is a link to one of my stitch tutorials in my Stitch Dictionary that way, if you’re unsure of the stitch, you can find out how to do it.
The next round of TAST will start the first Tuesday in January 2023 which falls on the 3rd of January — save the date!
Although a new stitch appears every week, you do not have to stitch every week, so don’t worry if you’re a bit busy, or something gets in the way. With this challenge, you can do one stitch a month, one every two weeks, or one a week. It is totally up to you. This challenge is guilt-free and designed for busy people who want to build up their hand-embroidery skills. If you miss a few stitches, no one is going to reprimand you. Just join the catch-up crowd – there will be many people in the same situation and it’s a place to make friends, or simply skip a few stitches but don’t stop! Just keep stitching 🙂 We will be having four catch-up weeks throughout the year.
There are 3 Parts to TAST – you only need to do 1!
There are now three parts to TAST:
- The first is a series of stitches that are suitable for beginners to intermediate stitchers.
- The second part, called Beyond TAST, is for intermediate stitchers and those stitchers who have worked the first part.
- The third part is a TAST Design Challenge.
The design challenge is proposed on the first Tuesday of each month for intermediate to advanced stitchers or people who have a strong interest in designing their own stuff.
TAST For Beginners
If you are learning embroidery, the challenge will be to learn the stitch. The first 15 to 20 stitches in TAST are foundation stitches. Please note, I mean the first 15 stitches of the TAST stitches, NOT the Beyond TAST stitches. You need to know these in order to master the more complex stitches. Most of the other stitches are either based directly on the foundation stitches or at least on the same hand movements you learned in the foundation stitches. Many people aim for the first 20 stitches and then dip in and out of the challenge as the mood takes them. That is fine too. If you want to learn the basics of hand embroidery, choose the first 20 stitches.
If you’re an experienced stitcher and you want to explore hand embroidery stitches a bit further, then Beyond TAST is ideal for you. See the information below about Beyond TAST.
Is there a TAST Project?
There is no particular set project for TAST. You can stitch anything you like. The idea is to experiment with stitches. The fabric you stitch on, the format you choose, or the project you make is totally up to you. Some people make a sampler, others a fabric book, some make a crazy quilt block, while others make fabric postcards. You can include the stitch on a current project too! The challenge is to work the stitch – it does not matter where.
What materials and tools do I need for TAST?
The material you choose to stitch on really depends on the project you have in mind. You do not need to go out and buy special threads or fabrics. You can stitch:
- on anything you choose,
- in any way you choose,
- using anything you choose.
The idea is to explore the stitch in as many different ways as possible. I have, however, written an article What hand embroidery supplies do I need? – which offers some guidance for anyone who is just starting out. These are suggestions only and the choice is yours.
For those who are just starting out, one tip is to test the stitch on small scraps of fabric or keep a ‘doodle cloth’. Just test it out a bit before using it on your project.
When learning a stitch, allow yourself to experiment first. Start off with a freeform sample on a small piece of fabric. Try thick threads, thin threads, shiny threads, and dull threads. Change your scale, colour, and texture, and see how it looks. Focus on these, as you learn the stitch and then move to a more controlled and traditional sample of the stitch.
Why work this way? If you start off with a free-form sample you can learn the hand motion and rhythm of the stitch before trying to bring it into tight control. Once you have the rhythm and motion feeling right in your hand then try and work a traditional sample of smaller, controlled stitches. Many people want a perfect stitch sample instantly. But really, you are trying to master two skill areas at once. By this, I mean some people try and master both the rhythm of the stitch and the refinement of keeping it inline or inside a shape, etc – at the same time. For them, it can be an exercise in frustration! So my tip is to build your skill development one step at a time. This is also useful to remember when teaching young folks too.
If you have trouble with fabric tension, read my article on How to bind and use an embroidery hoop – as it covers not only binding a hoop, but what size to use.
Also, I have a tutorial online that covers How to start embroidery without a knot.
The Beyond TAST stitches
For people who have done TAST, or are experienced embroiderers, Beyond TAST will offer a more complex stitch to Explore. These will be announced each week alongside the TAST stitch.
Of course, as with regular TAST, this is a guilt-free challenge, with a loose structure so you can swing in and out of it – joining in some stitches and skipping others – if need be. It is up to you to use the Beyond TAST challenge, in whatever way suits your life and encourages your creativity. My main aim in running these challenges side-by-side is so people who are new to hand embroidery can see how rich, diverse and creative stitching can be.
TAST Design Challenge
The TAST Design Challenge is new for 2023. On the first Tuesday of each month, I will propose a design challenge. The idea is that you apply stitches to a small piece that you design and work up. This will be a very open challenge so your design can be representational, abstract, large, or small, using whatever fabric and thread you choose. I anticipate that the majority of people who do the design challenge will be intermediate to advanced stitchers. But if you are a beginner but really want to design your own stuff and tell your own story jump right in. I don’t see designing your own embroideries as being ‘advanced’ but many people do. I see it more as finding your own creative language and I am not about silencing anyone. On the other hand if you hit overwhelm with a challenge like this and new to embroidery simply back off. The idea is to stimulate and liberate your creativity not undermine your confidence. Everybody is welcome to join in.
We have a TAST badge!
The TAST badge is stitched by Annet of Fat Quarter who has kindly allowed the use of her image as the TAST badge. If you are a blogger you may use the badge on your blog (right-click and save the image to your desktop)
How to join
Use the subscribe feature in the sidebar. If you are on a mobile/cell phone or tablet you will need to scroll to the bottom to find the ‘follow‘ feature, and subscribe there. Enter your email address, and when you get the confirmation email make sure you respond in order to complete the process. If you do not confirm you will not get notifications. Once confirmed you are all set! You will get all notifications from Pintangle in your email – And don’t worry — I won’t spam you with stuff.
I ran a series of interviews during 2017 to mark that the Take a Stitch Tuesday Challenge had been running for a decade. I interviewed stitchers about their hand embroidery and featured their work. It makes for an interesting read! Make a cuppa and browse the stitching stories of these wonderful women who gave up their time to answer my questions.
Interview with Maya Mathew of Million Little Stitches
Interview with Elizabeth of Sew in Love
Interview with Nell Loops of Artisanloops
Interview with Melody Lord
Interview with Barbara B of Spiel mit Textil
Interview with Christine B of Patchwork Allsorts
Interview with Gerry Krueger of Older Rose
Interview with Kimberley our Chicken Little Lady
Interview with Chitra of Jizee6687’s Weblog
Interview with Queeniepatch of Queenie’s Needlework
Interview with Maureen of CrazyQstitcher
Interview with Angela of Princess Bubbles Creates
Interview with Renee of Hand Stitched Treasure
Interview with Annet of Fat Quarter
Where to Share
The whole point of this challenge is to share what you have learnt and done. Most people join the TAST facebook group. For those doing Beyond TAST it is the same Facebook group. If you are a hashtag-type person, others use these hashtags regularly #tastembroidery, #takeastitchtuesday and #pintangletast on places like Instagram twitter etc.
If you are not a social-media type person and do not like Facebook I have the TAST flickr group. Or you can photograph your sample, share it on your blog, or wherever you hang out online, and leave a comment each week with your full web address so people can visit your page and see what you have done. In other words, put your address in the comment and include the http:// bit as then it will become a live link. Make it easy for people to visit you. Please, if possible link back here, and share news about TAST on your social networks so that people hear about the challenge.
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How can I join this wonderful project ?
Anne Just join in – no sign up is required. If you are on facebook you can share work in the TADT group – the link is at the bottom of each article. Or share on instagram. Or don’t share! Enjoy it what ever way is best for you.
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Im very interesting by embroidery …. I am french and live in Rhône Alpes near lyon
Hi Mireille Welcome to my website. You live in a very beautiful part of the world.
Hi just found this website and now very much looking forward to scrolling thro and while away an afternoon or two
Thanks Julia – enjoy a cuppa while browsing
I have trying to teach myself wool applique but have some trouble with some of the stitches required.
Saw about this site on Facebook so I’m hoping it’ll help.
You are doing an amazing job for the community. Much Appreciated
Thanks – Enjoy TAST
Great challenge, thank you! I just found out about it, so I missed the work done in January – where do I find the first stitches?
Hi Carmen if you go to the TAST category they are all there hope this helps
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I would like to try a stitch a week please.
Gretle welcome! It’s not complicated just join in. Here is the FAQ https://pintangle.com/tast-faq/
I would like to join TAST and receive a stitch to do each Tuesday.
Karen to join TAST and have the announcements delivered to your inbox use the subscribe feature in the sidebar. Enter your email address, and when you get the confirmation email make sure you say yes and you are all set!
If you are on a mobile or tablet you will need to scroll to the bottom to find the subscribe feature. Hope this helps
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I just discovered this treasure.
I’m an old teacher,WHO hated all kinds of handycraft when I was a girl. Every other woman in the family were SO good in stiching , chrochet,embroidery,weaving
and so on, and everything had to be PERFECT. ( I remember an old relative, who – sitting at our coffe-table suddenly pointed her finger at the tablecloth and said: ” There is an error in the weaving here”, and my mother was so ashamed!)
I didn’t like to always be compared, in a bad way,so I did not try.
Later, I made somesmall things but it took so longtime and were näver good enlighet, not evenfor my own eyes
Not, have starter again ( in embroidery I do not workshop make both sides perfekt,I just sew.
I very much like get your mail!
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Wood household furniture possesses one thing quite organic about it.
There is this sense of warmth, of attribute and of elegance that can easily be be discovered in wood furniture.
Wood is birthed coming from the planet.
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Hi, I tried to subscribe but the confirmation link said that the activation failed because I “confirmed” from a different email address (one that aggregates all my mail) than the one linked to my WordPress account. I can subscribe with a different address or add the one I subscribed with to my word press account but can’t figure out either. Please help. Thank you.
Hi Patricia Thanks for contacting me. I have just sent you and email. I am sorry you are having trouble.Your email address is listed as being a follower so you should get the posts. Hopefully on the 7th when I start up again it will work for you OK.
Sharon, I participated in 2018s TAST and finally finished it! Thank you so much for sharing your love of embroidery – I am miles ahead of where I was before I tried TAST. Have a look here: https://www.thecrafties.com/2019/12/tast-bunting/
I’m interested in being a part of TAST. Great opportunity to refresh my embroidery stitching skills!! Thanks
Christine I removed your email from public view and have subscribed you – you will get an email asking if you want the subscription and you will need to accept to have the software work. Welcome!
Happy new year
I want to join TAST design challenge
Bodil in Sweden
Bodil Welcome to the challenge and I hope you enjoy it!
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can i subscribe please
Sharon, what a great challenge to foster the love of hand embroidery. I have done the stitches so far and they were not too difficult. I might even do a crazy quilt piece (who would have thought!) to try out more new stitches. I am also looking for stuff to add to my embroidery. There’s lots of doodads hidden away in drawers.
Thank you for being so generous.
Me gustaría unirme al Challenge.
you are welcome to join in
Buenas tardes Sharon: .Muchas gracias por aceptarme. Es maravilloso todo su trabajo y estoy agradecida por su generosidad al compartir su conocimiento de esta manera, del hermoso arte del bordado a mano.
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Looking forward to joining in 2019.
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I would love to learn embroidery stitches, thank you for giving me the opportunity..
Thank you for adding me I’m looking forward to developing my needlework and learning new stitches
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I thought I had signed up for TAST, but have never heard anything through email. What do I need to do?
Eddi sign up again as probably you forgot to confirm the subscription – the software will not work if you dont confirm
please sub me up sounds a lovely idea to try
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I’d like to join
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Difficult to try to join. Hard to understand. But looks lovely and I would love to join
Betty just join the face book group – click on the link and it will take you there. Answer the questions so I know you are not a spammer and you are in the group! It’s not difficult.
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Hi! I tried twice to subscribe, but it gave me an error. I subscribed years ago but haven’t gotten an email in a long time – could that be the problem? I’m not sure what email I used back then, though. I’m so glad you’re still doing it! 🙂
Laura Sorry you are having trouble. I just sent you an email basically asking if you received a confirmation email when subscribing as you need to confirm that you want to subscribe and it could be going to your spam folder.
Looking forward to TAST in 2020
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Hi Sharon, if I want to work further into a Stitch than I did last time in TAST can I still add previous postings with new bits?
Or would you prefer only new work for this year? I should have asked this previously but had not struck me until the weekend.
Yes sure Lesley the challenge is very flexible – do what brings you satisfaction
I thought I’d signed up to the 2018 TAST challenge but don’t seem to be receiving the emails informing us of the stitch each week. Fortunately I have a friend who lets me know. Is it possible to check and see if I am on the list and if I’m not how do I go about signing up. Many thanks
Patricia When you sign up you get a confirmation email you need to click through and confirm that you want to receive emails from me – the software dose not allow me to simply to add you to the list. Why? that is what spammers do – they create lists of peoples emails and send uninvited emails. So the software makes sure I am not being a baddie by asking you to confirm and give permission to send an email. If you dont see a confirmation email arrive after signing up check your spam box. So that is long winded way of saying you need to sign up again – the link is in the sidebar of the site or if you are on a mobile or tablet scroll to the bottom and look for the follow options
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I have collected my threads and selected my cloth. I’m ready to go Beyond! [Cue the soundtrack.]
How do I get a Pingback of a post I write to appear in your comments? I often blog about my stitching progress
hi Diane if you link it should ping back. When I approve them they are published
Hello. So exciting! I’m interested in Stitch 1, good to know that I don’t have to finish after one week, if I don’t have time. A lot of generousity with knowledge!
Just joined and very excited. Thank you! Looking forward to this fun year ahead of me.
Happy new year. Thank you for the first stitch. As I am experienced I would also like to do Beyond TAST as well. How do I sign up for that one please.
Jan No need to sign up just join in.Its the same Facebook group too
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I live in York, England and I love the generosity of the needlework community. Thank you Sharon for sharing your time, skills and expertise to those of us who are so excited about starting this journey. My best wishes to all xx
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I would like to join. Not sure how much I will get done but will give it a try!
Hi Marylyn – as long as you subscribed to Pintangle – ie followed the directions in the article above you will be subscribed – have fun
Hi Sharon …
Stumbled across Pintangle today and WOW! Love what I see! I’ve signed up for posts to be delivered to my email.
Want to be part of TAST, too! Excited!
Hi Sharon, I’m hoping this is where I sign up for TAST 2018. I’m looking forward to it.
Hi please add me to mailing list of weekly stitches in 2018, thank you.
I want to take part and please send me a notification every week.
Oh my dear friend Sharon, how much time has passed! This is a great idea for me too! A new project! I love what you did and do! I just put my mail in your newsletter. Hugs and love!
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Hi Sharon! I am so excited to finally join TAST for 2018. I have a quick question – I already follow you through feedly (a newsfeed app), so is it still necessary to join the email subscription?
I also wanted to say I LOVE your new book. I have been collecting supplies to make my first crazy quilt project, and never had the confidence to stitch it. The book is amazing – so clear, so clever, so fabulous. I tell everyone I meet who sews about it! 😀 Thanks for having this blog and doing all you do:D
CaLynn I am so pleased you like the book. No need to sub to the email subscription if you use feedly ( I use it too ) Thanks for such a lovely comment and enjoy TAST
I just found you and am excited to jump into your challenges for the new year. I’ve been pondering what direction to go in the new year and the TAST and 2020 project looks perfect.
I will go visit the Facebook groups too. My mind is now spinning with ideas.
Have fun exploring those ideas pleased you are joining the challenge
Do I have to sign up for next year’s Beyond TAST or will it be with the other TAST information. I am not sure how much time I will have at the beginning of the year but want to try. Still not finished my 365 Quilt from 2016 and finding it a challenge to complete.
Thanks for a marvellous year of stitching and plenty of challenges along the way.
Hi Lesley If you have subscribed to Pintangle you are good to go
I just stumbled onto TAST. I have embroidered for many years and I look forward to learning new stitches in the coming year. Thank you!
Sharon, I️ think I️ signed up for TAST. Can you verify?
HI Paula there is no sign up – just join in
I did this TAST either last year or the year before and really enjoyed doing them. I think I woud like to join in again this year. I put allthose stitches in a cloth book adding pages as each was filled up. I think I would like to try a different route this time. I may already be on you mailing list.
If you received this article in you email – then you are on the mailing list
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Hi Sharon, I have just found your wonderful website and look forward to learning lots of new embroidery stitches. Your tutorials are so easy to follow and look forward to adding many new stitches to use in my sewing projects, thank you.
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Hello Sharon I was wondering if there is any way you could email me the list of Alphabetical TAST stitches. I was trying to download them to my tablet and it won’t let me. I love the way you show how to do the stitches I am still learning. Please and thank you.
Lisa I just sent you an email
Could I get that alphabetical list as well?
Pat just copy the list – but if you are thinking of taking the challenge the list will not be the same next year
Ciao, ho appena trovato questo blog che mi interessa molto, mi sono iscritta e vedrò di fare qualcosa. Io non ho un mio blog personale, ma ci sono su Fb e questa tecnica mi attrae molto. Avevo già in mente di fare un libro utilizzando tessuto canvas, ma è ancora tutto da decidere. Col tempo….Buon lavoro e complimenti per la tua abilità e creatività! Gabriella
Hi Sharon.I was following the list from 1-26 as listed here and joined again with the 27 which is from the list below..is there an order that I could follow each week from here as I am confused.I couldn’t find week 28 ,which is this week.please guide me as I have been away for some time..thanks.-Ash*
Ash I have just updated it
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Would like to join the group and see future posts.
Debra the subscription sign up in in the side bar – and welcome!
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I really appreciate the concise directions and pictures. These are very helpful especially as a lefty where I need to make some adjustments to stitches!
I did join the Facebook group, but I also like other social media. I’m wondering if there’s a tag or hashtag anyone’s used to identify these? Could also be used on FaceBook. I tired to look up #TAST on Instagram, but hardly anything came up for embroidery, it then went to #taste and longer words from there.
Maybe #TASTembroidery ?
Debbi to be honest you are the first person to ask The #TASTembroidery makes sense so I have added it to the post. Also have posed the question in Facebook as to what hash tags people want to use and #PintangleTAST has beed suggested
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Hi Sharon I am super excited to start my TAST 2015!! I am a beginner and this site is just a great way to get started with hand embroidery.
I have just discovered this but I am definitely going to take up the challenge! Woo hoo. I love embroidery. I am going to commit to doing two a week through 2015. BIG committment!
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Once again, I’m following TAST for a few stitches – and I have created a page with links to my tast postings – or let’s better say I’m in the process of doing so.
Sharon, I only wanted to ask if that page is ok or if you think that’s leeching on your content.
Looks OK to me Tenar as you are linking not copying which is the correct thing to do online -good netiquette if you like
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Je poste un petit com simplement pour complimenter
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Just in case you want to see what I did with a BEADED version of #58 Woven Detached Chain Stitch:
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Everything is very open with a really clear clarification
of the challenges. It was definitely informative. Your site is
useful. Thank you for sharing!
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Hello Sharon, I must tell you how very practical this is, to find your stitches by number (or letter). I missed the stitches 53 – 55 and could so easily find them today on your list, copy them and stitch them high up on the mountain into my new little stitch reference booklet – which I just started. Thank you for this wonderful site.
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I love Queenie’s crown.
I am curious about the challenge – I have only seen my Palace Gates and Queenie’s Crown – are these the only two challenge pieces, or have I missed more somehow?
Peggy people leave links to their web pages on the comments at the latest TAST post. Follow the link in the second paragraph of this page
My humble offering for the TAST design challenge:
Will this do as a link ? You can tell am cmputer illiterate !
Peggy look in your email I just sent you a reply explaining how to do it.
Tast 55 is pretty and nice to do. Thank you.
When Challenge is done do we take picture and post on SF as usual ? or – keep until April 2nd – and then ?
I don’t know how to post on Pin Tangle ??
HI Peggy Post the picture on SF and leave a link here
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Just thought I’d show the sampler I made for the first 52 TAST stitches I have learned. It has been such a pleasure to learn them all. Many thanks, Sharon.
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I’ve finally finished my TAST-piece 2012! It contains all of last year’s stitches and a few extra’s. The measurements are 37×39 cm. It has been great fun working on this piece and interacting with all the other TASTers. Thank you very much,
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here is the link for the knotted fether stitch, I do not know if I am posting it in the right place, please let me know Sharon if I have done it wrong.
I want to do the rerun on 2012, And also continue with 2013, I am learning so much and I retired in July so I can give this so much more attention,. Thank You
Hi Nancy TAST will start up again on next Tuesday
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I am working through the TAST 2012 stitches in numbered order starting next week — doing a TAST 2012 re-run. Anyone doing the same, feel free to access my list of stitches/dates (or whatever might be helpful to you) by clicking through to my new blog for it (click on my name above.)
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Well that is so ME to find a fun challenge towards the end of the year! Will you be starting a new TAST next year, or should I try to play catch-up so late in the challenge? I’m a very new embroiderer, and this looks like a perfect way to get more experience. 🙂 You are amazing and I love the site! 🙂
Brittany – I might continue this next year ( I am not sure yet) but I would suggest you start at the beginning and do at least the first 12 stitches because all the foundation stitches are covered there. If you do those when you get to the more complex stitches you will be able to do them. As I say I am not yet decided about next year but no matter what if you do the basics it will set you in good stead.
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Sharon – when you show the pictures of the ones you chose each week, I have not seen some of them. I just get them from StitchinFingers, where can I find the others ? They don’t seem to be in Pin Tangle.
Thankyou for all the work you do. Peggy
Peggy the challenge is run from pintangle every Tuesday – just go to the blog front page and for back links either go to the category or check the bottom of the TAST FAQ page as there is a list of all the stitches. People often leave comments here (on the blog ) and not at stitchin fingers. In fact there is another whole crowd on Facebook who I never see too. It is one of the problems with social media it is very diverse! As I say every week when I post the challenge people are supposed to leave a comment here.
Hi! I found your site yesterday or the day before & just found out about TAST… and I may try it! Do you ever go back to the beginning? Also, are these good for beginning stitchers?
Jessica TAST has just started up again we are 2 weeks in so feel free to join in
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Sharon, can you please continue placing each week’s link on this page? I am not online often during the summer, and it’s so much easier to come here to get the stitches I’ve missed. Thanks.
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I am trying to play a mad game of “catch up” with the “Take A Stitch Tuesday” challenge — but is it no longer possible to link my sampler stitches to the originating home page of that week?
Here is my Cretan Stitch link:
and my Herringbone:
more on the way ….
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Another stitch that was new to me….and I enjoyed. That makes things go more quickly. http://timeusebybernice.wordpress.com/
I really enjoyed week 28….Up and Down Buttonhole stitch. I don’t think I did it quite the way the directions said…but the stitch result is the same. Anyway it was a fun stitch. http://timeusebybernice.wordpress.com/
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My sampler for TAST week 28.
I really struggled with the Bonnet stitch for week 27. I had to look at a number of different directions and try for 5 days before I got it. Oh well that was a long learning curve. for me.
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I’d never heard of the Palestrina stitch before and I really enjoy doing it! http://quiltisland.blogspot.com/2012/07/palestrina-stitch.html
week 26 Palestrina stitch completed….. Thanks http://timeusebybernice.wordpress.com/
Thank you Sharon for TAST. I am really enjoying this. I used to do embroidery long back and now its time to catch up all that and learn new stitches and I am so excited.
As I looked back it seems I have missed posting my progress. I have kept up each week but only posted on my blog and not here. oh well….. http://timeusebybernice.wordpress.com/
Week 25 cable chain was a bit of a struggle as when I made a mistake I had a problem getting out of it and restarting. Of course it got better as I did more.
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Well, I am now sufficiently inspired to join in. ha! Took me long enough to figure out what TAST is–after weeks of seeing stitch samples on flickr and now finally finding stitchin fingers. I am so excited to find all you do Sharon B.!! I think it’s just what I needed. I know the most of these stitches. I do some of them in beaded embroidery. But I am rusty, rusty, rusty on quite a few. So this is going to be really good for me. THANK YOU, SHARON!!!!
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Cant get the link bit so have posted in om my page at
Nope that link didnt show, sigh.
I am redirecting to my stitchinfingers page :- http://stitchinfingers.ning.com/profile/NicolaThomson
You will find the pic at the abiove place..still do not understand this Im afraid.
Nicola all comments are moderated by me to combat spam comments. when you leave a comment – you should have that written on the screen saying the comment is moderated and waiting approval.
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wheatear stitch is very interesting .i liked it very much
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Just had to say that I’ve found a new stitch to love!!!
Week 16 Wheatear 🙂
Thank you, Sharon X
Sorry, Week 17 !
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Week 16 already! My how time flies when…..you are trying something new. I did French Knots as flower centers when I was a child. This reminded me of the struggle they were but how Neat I thought them to be. Being Snow Birds and getting ready and leaving Yuma, AZ for the summer + had me rushing to keep up once again. My goal is to KEEP UP!
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week 16. hope i’m putting this in the right place.
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Mary You are more than welcome to join in. The stitch of the week is announced every Tuesday and there is a list of past stitches on this page.
You might want to edit your instructions for
bonnet stitch in your dictionary. Especially the
left and right parts and through and not through
the fabric at the beginning.
Hi Anna – yes in fact the whole stitch dictionary is getting a good look at soon as it is an old site that was hand coded in 1996 as old static web pages. By the end of this year I hope to have a complete overhaul and in a format that will I can change and update the pages more frequently.
What a nice project ! May I join in ? Which is the current stitch to practise ?
Congratulations for your embroideries.
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this is my favourite stitch – thank you for a lovely 15 weeks. am looking forward to the rest of the year! http://knitspurlsandhooks.blogspot.in/2012/04/tast-15-stem-stitch.html
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Pin Tangle becomes more fascinating to me each time I look around.
I am interested in receiving your newsletter. I really want to be in the loop, as such don’t want to miss anything. If there is a cost involved, please let me know.
Thank you, Lynnette Olson
I am really enjoying the experience! Thank you, Sharon 🙂
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I’m totally confused. Can’t find this week’s post on satin stitch–did I dream it???–so don’t know where to link to my blog.
Thanks so much for the opportunity.
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peut on encore participer à ce TAST ???? je sais que vous en etes sur la fin… mais ne peut on pas repartir de la semaine 1?
j’attends impatiemment votre réponse car je trouve fantastique ce TAST !!! je ne le connaissais pas et je viens de le découvrir !!! merci par avance (j’habite à l’ile de la Réunion )
Je crois que vois pouvez commencer quand vous voulez. Nous sommes seulement a la 14e semaine. Si vous voulez recommencer a la premiere, ce n’est pas une probleme.
Which (in bad French) was roughly – I think you can start when you like. We’re only on week 14. If you want to go back to week 1, it’s not a problem.
Thank you, Sharon. I have met so many cyber friends while participating in your challenge. I really appreciate all you do for the stitching community. This is my second time doing TAST.
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