We have completed another set of five stitches, 216 - 220, and it is time to review them and make a Sunbonnet Sue sampler. What will she be up to this time, do you think?
If you click the name of each stitch below, a link will take you to the instructions.
Instead of four stitches across the arms of the large cross, which would make it a Rice Stitch, the simplified version has only two. Where you place them and how long you make them is up to you.
This is an Indian floral stitch. It is simple to make and stunning to look at, do give it a try. Perfect for both petals and leaves.
The name is misgiving, there are at least three sides with a Straight Stitch, but if you use it as a filling canvas stitch you have four sides. So shouldn't it be called a Boxed-In Cross? Be that as it may, this stitch is beautiful.
Three cheers for Sharon Boggon and Pintangle. Here is a nice version of Herringbone Stitch, as recently seen on her blog.
Make a Sunbonnet Sue in action. Here is a hint.