Saturday, 8 July 2017

Friday Homework for Lesson 27: Buttonholed Buttonhole Stitch

I'm here at the evening class at Sunday Stitch School to hand in my homework.

The task was easy - a row of Buttonholed Buttonhole Stitches on my Aida sampler.

To show off the Buttonholed legs I made them longer than the bare legs.

It's been a week packed with other things than sewing. I hope to have more time for my studies soon.

10 comments:

  1. Very nice! I like the height difference.

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    1. This is only ONE version of the basic stitch. Go over to Chitras blog and see a fantastic collection: https://jizee6687.wordpress.com/2017/07/07/sss-27-buttonholed-buttonhole-stitch/

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  2. It's very pleasing in pink, could you imagine layering rows of different color?
    I'll look at Chitras' work too.

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    1. Yes, I think this will look great 'rows piled on top of each other' or worked in a variegated thread.

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  3. this is a very effective stitch Queenie off to see what Chitra has done, I am sure I follow her but never get notification of when she adds to her blog these days

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    1. Well Chitra is using another blog platform and the notification might change for us who use Blogger.

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  4. Hi I am referring to you Sunday posts to get stitching ideas for my knitted blanket; I am embroidering around each block. Thanks!
    I recently walking foot stitched a runner and was most happy with the result.

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    1. Oh, I am pleased to hear you find some useful stitches.
      I hadn't used a walking foot for ages and had forgotten just how easy it is to make nice lines.

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  5. It creates and interesting variety of textures, doesn't it!

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    1. Yes, it has both the plain Buttonhole legs and these rich bulky ones, so lots of texture.

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