Sunday, 10 March 2013

TAST stitches #56 and #57

Two TAST stitches, that is what Sharon of Pintangle gave us for this week:

#56 Sailors Stitch
which is a combination of Buttonhole stitch and Chain stitch

# 57 Sailors Edge Stitch
which is a Buttonhole stitch anchored with a Chain stitch.

You can see them (#56 in rose and #57 in brown) on my sampler, underneath the garland of Buttonholed Herringbone:



















I also made some scribbled lines:
Can you recognise the design?

















I had my design tools out and just traced the outline of  my French curve ruler...

10 comments:

  1. I'll bet you could get an interesting pattern by flipping that ruler in all directions. Your stitches all look so even.

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  2. I love your sailors stitch. So beautiful!

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  3. Your stitching is very neat. I'm always drawing round shapes like rulers but I've not stitched around them, yet.

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  4. I am behind and will need to do those lost two. They look interesting.

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  5. Sampler is beautiful. Scribbled lines are perfect.

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  6. Your buttonhole herringbone is perfect. Samples are beautiful and I like the scribbled lines.

    www.shamiatcraft.blogspot.com

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  7. It is true, how Julie comments, your stitches are so perfect and even. Good idea with the French curve ruler. Thnak you for commenting my stitches. The sailors edge is good to use - but also the other is very useful (the sailor stitch)

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  8. Lovely stitch. The sailor stitch is different from mine, but it is very attractive also

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  9. great examples of the tast Queenie, you certainly got the buttonholed herringbone done evenly

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  10. I always admire your beautiful and even stitches, Queenie!

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