Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Old cable chain stitches

The TAST stitch for week 25 is cable chain stitch. When I was flipping through my photo’s for this weekly post I found many samples. I wasn’t aware that I used it that much. Of course I start with my TAST 2007 sampler. It’s stitched with 4 threads of stranded floss and green cotton a broder on muslin.
This is a seam on block 16 of my Crazy Monday quilt. Just 2 rows of cable chain stitches with 2 threads of stranded floss.
This is a seam on block 7 of my Crazy Monday quilt. Two rows of cable chain stitches with French knots inside with 2 threads of stranded floss.
This last seam is part of block 12 of my Crazy Monday quilt. Purple perle 5 for the cable chain and 2 threads of stranded floss for the French knots and detached chain stitches.
My last sample is the start of my sampler Birth. The cable chain stitch is hard to find in the finished embroidery, so I thought you might like to see how this sampler started.
I wrote about my sampler Birth here.

6 comments:

  1. I like the way you have linked the chains in the circle.

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  2. like your tast 2007 sample, you certainly find ways of adapting this stitch, lovely

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  3. I was impressed by your circle on flickr page, these other variations are also equally impressive and lovely.

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  4. I always enjoy your "old" stitches!Thank you, Annet!

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  5. I love all these little stitch samplers....

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