We’ve ready to complete the project! This week, in the Counted Thread Flag SAL Part 4 we’re stitching the border around the completed flag. If you’ve missed any of the other 3 parts of the SAL, you can find them here. Also, to make it easy for you to print and save the project for later use, I’ll be posting a single-page PDF of the charts.
As for the previous steps in the project, we’re using 2 strands of the blue 6-strand floss in the needle. If you have made a thread substitution in the project, continue using the same weight of thread.
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This week I thought I’d post Long Armed Cross Stitch as our Stitch of the Week since we’ll be using it in Part 3 of the Counted Thread Flag SAL.
Long armed cross stitch is worked in bands or rows, and is worked similar to a basic herringbone stitch with a few exceptions. These exceptions are that one leg of the stitch is longer than the other, and the stitches all touch each other at the corners. Continue Reading “Stitch of the Week – Long Armed Cross 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. Continue Reading “Stitch of the Week – Rice Stitch”