Tuesday, 21 March 2017

Time to Take-A-Stitch-Tuesday (TAST).....

For the first time in a long while I am actually stitching this week's stitch for the TAST Challenge hosted by Sharon Boggon at Pin Tangle on the right day!!  Stitch 77 is pistil stitch.  This is a very versatile little stitch and is basically a long-tailed French knot. You can find Sharon's tutorial for it here.



It is a stitch that I am familiar with, so it didn't take too long to add a row to my new sampler.



I used a variegated fine silk thread and stitched the individual pistil stitches in a semi-circular shape along the base line.



As you can probably see by now, my new sampler is going to have a criss-cross pattern (a bit like crossword puzzles).  I think it will be a nice compliment to the other two in my sewing room.





9 comments:

  1. The samplers really look great and the third one will be a lovely addition!Love your tiny flowers!
    Hugs martina

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  2. Beautiful stitching! As always, I love the colors you chose. This will be another lovely sampler.

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  3. I can see the space on your wall that is just waiting for the new sampler! So glad you decided to do another one.

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  4. Hi Christine,what cute stitches,i think your idea for this sampler will be perfect,well done.

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  5. Liebe Christine,
    das wird wieder sehr schön. Tolle Garne und sehr schöne Stiche.
    Liebe Grüße
    Monika

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  6. I love French knots, so this is one of my favorites - very pretty.

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  7. A great stitch and such pretty thread you are using . This will be another pretty sampler .

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  8. The samplers look very nice up on the wall!
    KATRIN W.

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