• Tuesday , 27 June 2017

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Stitch of the Week – Tent Stitch

Stitch of the Week – Tent Stitch

The Tent Stitch is a type of tent stitch, and is the most basic of all needlepoint stitches, forming a single, diagonal stitch over an intersection of canvas. There are three main types of Tent Stitch, each has a different ...

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Stitch of the Week – Chevron Stitch

Stitch of the Week – Chevron Stitch

Our stitch of the week is one of my favorite needlepoint stitches. The Chevron Stitch is worked in upright rows of varying lengths, in multiple colors. The stitches are worked in up and down undulating, diagonal rows or waves, and ...

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Stitch of the Week – Rice Stitch

Stitch of the Week – Rice Stitch

Our featured embroidery stitch this week is the Rice Stitch. It’s a favorite among needlepointers, but is also a gorgeous stitch to work in a counted thread embroidery project as a filling, or in bands and borders. The stitch is ...

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Stitch of the Week – Threaded Running Stitch

Stitch of the Week – Threaded Running Stitch

I had several comments earlier this month asking about the unusual stitch used in two of the bands on this year’s Easter SAL. It’s actually nothing more than a variation of the Threaded Running Stitch – a really common stitch. ...

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Stitch of the Week – Brighton Stitch

Stitch of the Week – Brighton Stitch

It was difficult to get anything new posted this week, with the arrival of our third grand baby on Monday. I had intended to post a hand embroidery stitch used in an interesting way, but instead had to make do ...

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Stitch of the Week – Eggs in a Basket

Stitch of the Week – Eggs in a Basket

To celebrate Easter – and to kick off the stitch of the week series – I’m featuring Eggs in a Basket as our stitch this week. This colorful needlepoint stitch is worked similarly to other basic Arrowhead Stitches, but instead ...

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