Sunday, 16 October 2016

TAST Week Fifty-Nine: Woven Detached Chain Stitch

This week's stitch for the TAST Challenge hosted by Sharon Boggon at Pin Tangle is another in the Chain Stitch family: Woven Detached Chain Stitch. It is another stitch which I was unfamiliar with.




It isn't a difficult stitch but does require a little patience when you are completing the needle-weaving in order to keep the tension smooth (which I nearly achieved!)



I used the stitch to add a little blue flower to the centre of a circle.  I thought it tied in nicely with the other woven picot flower which I stitched earlier on. You can find Sharon's tutorial for the Woven Detached Chain Stitch here.



My flower was stitched using a variegated blue cotton perle (no. 8) thread. I also added some colonial knots to the centre of the flower. 

Hope your weekend is a sunny one! 

11 comments:

  1. Sehr schön. Diese gewebten Stiche finde ich immer gar nicht so einfach!

    Gruß Marion

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  2. I'm so happy to be catching up with your blog posts. You've been doing some lovely work as always! I just love these circles and all of the different stitches and colors. I've been pinning the how-to's for different stitches, intending to learn them and then create something. We'll see!
    Cathy
    CraftyCat

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  3. Absolutely beautiful. You are such a talented lady.

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  4. Hi Christine wow its looking fantastic ,i love your new circle ,the thread is also beautiful xx

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  5. What a very cute little flower!

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  6. I used this kind of stitch in a needlework called "Vainica" in Spanish (sorry, I couldn't find an English translation...). It's good to see it as an embroidery stitch! (If you search the term, I'm an absolute beginner!! There are some art works out there I can't even imagine to try). Yours look perfect! Have a nice week, Ariadna.

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  7. Just beautiful Christine. I am always amazed at your repertoire of stitches!. I used to be able to embroider while watching TV, but I'm not sure I could do it now!

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  8. your progress is very pretty!
    KATRIN W.

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  9. I love all your woven stitches, they are so effective!
    Barbara xx

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  10. What a pretty way to use this stitch!

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