13 August 2013

Take a Stitch Tuesday #1 - Fly Stitch

In an effort to challenge myself to learning new embroidery stitches, I am beginning the Take a Stitch Tuesday challenge on Sharon B.'s Pin Tangle website.



I am starting at the very beginning with stitch #1  – the fly stitch - and will *try* my best to complete a stitch every week.

Here we go...

Since I didn't want to mark the fabric, I decided to baste stitch two long rows (the orange color thread) that I could cut away to help keep my row straight and my stitches about the same size. It did help and I actually liked how it looked with the orange stitch!

fly stitch

After the orange baste stitch was removed it looked like this.

fly stitch

Since I did not know the fly stitch, the nice thing about Take a Stitch Tuesday is you can use her stitch dictionary to learn all the stitches!


fly stitch


For more information on the Take a Stitch Tuesday challenge, check out the Pintangle website!!

3 comments:

  1. Good luck with the challenge and have fun!

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  2. It looks as though you've mastered this stitch! Good luck!!

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  3. Oh that's cool!! I like it a lot.

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