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  04:07:00 pm, by Airycat   , 525 words  
Categories: Needlework, Hand Embroidery, Stitches, TAST

Chevron Stitch

As usual, I was wondering what can I do different with this stitch. I doubt I have anything here that no one has ever seen before, but there are some new variations for me. The first thing I did, and probably the most difficult, was the border. It's… more »


  05:15:00 pm, by Airycat   , 679 words  
Categories: Needlework, Hand Embroidery, Stitches


Sharon B's TAST Challenge this week is herringbone stitch. I really didn't think much about this. I may have lost all my 2011 photos and I've been trying to recover them and to say I was frustrated last night was an understatement. I just wanted to sit… more »
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  08:47:00 pm, by Airycat   , 826 words  
Categories: Needlework, Hand Embroidery, Stitches

Cretan Stitch (& More)

Got the new TAST stitch Monday night and started working on it last night. I didn't finish, so I won't show it yet, but I learned something. Closed Cretan stitch is exactly the same thing as my dense feather stitch that I used to make the palm tree… more »


  05:56:00 pm, by Airycat   , 467 words  
Categories: Hand Embroidery, Stitches, TAST

TAST: Feather Stitch

      Stems and leaves are fly stitches. This was done after the buttonhole/blanket stitch on my TAST 2012 sampler.         A simple line of feather stitch to divide this section form the previous. Heart is 2 layers of fly stitch. I worked the e… more »


  02:27:00 am, by Airycat   , 618 words  
Categories: Crochet, Machine Knitting, Sewing

Little Dress

I said the other day I'd post about the crocheting I'd been doing. This little dress started out as an unfinished machine knitted sweater. (Sorry, I forgot to get a before photo.) I don't know why it was unfinished. There was nothing wrong with it. Whe… more »

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