Friday, 21 April 2017

Friday Homework? No!

There was no lesson last Sunday at Sunday Stitch School, so today there is no homework to hand in.

I am looking forward to the day after tomorrow, when there will be a new stitch. WHAT will it be this time? Hm, it should start with the letter S, shouldn't it? From which book will the stitch come?


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  1. What fun those books look to be. I had a set of Anchor books that included that Hardanger book when I lived in the US.

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    1. A Norwegian relative has given me some authentic Hardanger, and I am a bit uneasy about stitching something myself, so the Hardanger book is one I have not yet done anything from. I will have to bite the bullet one day!

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  2. I recognise some of those books!

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    1. They are all excellent, and hold many stitches I have yet to learn. The Sunday Stitch School can run forever!

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  3. I'm looking forward to it! Maybe it's the stitch I've been waiting for at TAST, it was only part of the first TAST run in 2007.

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    1. Well, I joned TAST in 2012 so have not done the stitches of 2007. The only hint I will give you is that it is a linear stitch.

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    2. I'll just have to wait until Sunday, but it's not the stitch I'm waiting for.

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    3. Then I'll have to figure out what to do the next time I'll offer an S-stitch. What could it be you are waiting for...?

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    4. I think you know which stitch if I tell you it uses mirrors, but I have a stash of large sequins waiting for a long time to use!

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    5. I checked the TAST list and guess it is the Shisha stitch, as we have already done Scroll, Sheaf, Spanish Feather ad Square Boss.
      There are many things you can fill a Shisha stitch with, didn't you work it around an old (Asian?) coin?

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    6. Fun you remember the first CQ block I made, it indeed has a coin with shisha stitch on it! I think I bought the sequins for this stitch in 2010, the second run of TAST!

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    7. I have to confess to looking at your blog archive and searching for S-stitches!

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  4. I have the Coats and A-Z books of your selection. My needle and threads await the next lesson.

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    1. It has just been posted, and you can use your A-Z book for clear information.

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  5. I love looking through books like that. Even if I don't work every single stitch it fascinates me to see how they are done and used.
    It's something I can't stay away from.

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    1. They are full of information and inspiration, and make good coffee table books too, don't you think?

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