Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Old diamond stitches

TAST stitch 60 is diamond stitch. It was the first TAST stitch in 2010 and I enjoyed stitching my sampler. I wrote about the 3 rows on the left side with an explanation of the beaded row here and I wrote about the other parts here.
A few weeks later I used diamond stitch on my TAST 2010 CQ-page. The diamond stitch in perle 5 is decorated with detached chain stitches in 2 threads of stranded floss.
Diamond stitch is also part of the last sampler I made for TAST 2010. I used brown perle 5 and added a few raised cup stitches.
Last month I stitched diamond stitch in perle 5 on my crazy fabric book page Africa. I think I was inspired by all diamond stitches on Sharon’s band sampler at the time.
This last sample is on block 6 for Karen’s class Embroider, Embellish, Create. 
I used masking tape to mark my stitches. I shared the finished block yesterday!

6 comments:

  1. Jeetje, wat ben jij altijd snel met het plaatsen van je foto's van de TAST. Wat een prachtige voorbeelden weer!
    Groetjes,
    Paula

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  2. It is nice how stitches creep up in projects all over the blogging world!
    I had a look at how you made the beaded band and am glad I did; at first glance I thought the yellow dots were beads, too, but now know they are the perle knots.
    Thank you for always sharing your work, ideas and methods. You are a great teacher.

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  3. it is so good to see your examples of all the stitches Annet, you always manage to take them that bit further, thank you

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  4. Annet, geweldig wat jij allemaal maakt en kunt. Ik kijk vol bewondering toe.

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  5. Annet,
    I got so inspired by looking at your samples,I started playing with this stitch some more on my sampler. I took two of your samples and tried them. the broad blue seam in the centre and the beaded variation.
    Thanks,
    chitra

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  6. Thanks for sharing your inspiring work, Annet,

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