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TAST 2010 - Week 18 - Wave Stitch

TAST 2010 - Week 17 - Sword Stitch

Ha Ha!  I have the internet back at a normal speed.  Thank Goodness.

This stitch is.... I don't know how to describe it.  Different thickness of thread don't seem to have a lot of effect on the outcome.  Changes is direction can be achieved, but, I like the sword hilts pointing out rather than in.  It responds well to pattern but then again I think I like it best as a filler stitch.  It is a bit like a piano accompanist.  I will make other stitches look good but it fills the spaces with style.

I used stranded and perle cotton , DMC, Threadworks overdyed cotton thread and Caron watercolours.


(Almost forgot the link to Pintangle)


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My 1st Bambina !

How nice !!! Love the way you explored with this stitch and the colors you used !
I need to catch up with my TAST2.

Carolyn Foley

I feel so smug now that I have caught up. Hope it lasts.

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