Posted by: Crazyqstitcher | June 23, 2021

Sunday Stitch School No. 175 Long Tailed Lazy Daisy Flower

This pretty stitch will be used often. I have used perle 12 for the petals and perle 8 for the yellow centers. Apologies for the fuzzy photo – the sun hasn’t shone today, so no nice shot.
The circle size can be made to suit the Needleworker. The centre one is 1 1/4″ across from petal tip to tip.


Uhmm, they are supposed to be aligned in 5 equal spaces. I don’t think the Teacher will put me in a corner.

You can find the lesson, as usual, on Queenie’s stitch list

Posted by: Crazyqstitcher | June 14, 2021

Sunday Stitch School

Lesson No. 173 Eyelet Wheel stitch

SSS No.173.Eyelet Wheel st

True to Queenie’s word, this stitch sits firmly on Aida fabric or cloth, due to the back stitching method.

The lesson can be found here It could become addictive.

The yellow and green wheels are made with perle12 threads, I used a grey acrylic knitted thread for the last one.

Posted by: Crazyqstitcher | June 4, 2021

Sunday Stitch School

No. 171 Ray stitch and No 172 Half Rhodes stitch

Both of these stitches are quick and easy to make. You can find them on Queenie’s blog

ray-st-and-half-rhodes-st-Ray stitch

The Ray stitch at the top made me think of a turkey and so here’s my creation of the stitch. I added a second ‘leg’ for the bird and a bead and fat sequin.

The Half Rhodes stitch has potential for adding texture to needleworks. A full Rhodes stitch continues to fill a square shape.

Posted by: Crazyqstitcher | May 12, 2021

Sunday Stitch School No. 170 Danish Knot Cross stitch

No.170 Danish Knot Cross st

Another of Queenie’s stitches that was so easy to create. I used perle 8 for the sample on Aida cloth and isolated the first. Isolated stitches would work well for embroidery, while the connected ones could be used to fill shapes. The lesson for this stitch can be found at Queenie’s blog here

Posted by: Crazyqstitcher | May 10, 2021

Sunday Stitch School No. 169 Kerman stitch

Another simple-to-work stitch. I like this and it will look good using most threads. Good as a Filler, grass -and I’m sure there will be other ways to show it to good advantage.

Queenie’s lesson can be found here

Apologies for the blurry photo.

Posted by: Crazyqstitcher | May 2, 2021

Herringbone stitch for grass

Some time back I made grass  with Herringbone stitches, found in an old Quilter’s Arts magazine- 2004 autumn edition.     It is so easy and has a realistic finish.

I have made a small sample for TAST– Week 6- Herringbone

Posted by: Crazyqstitcher | April 29, 2021

Sunday Stitch School

No. 168 Croatian stitch

Today’s stitch is such a simple one . A design, Running stitch, followed by weaving the thread. I decided on a fish, using a firm blue thread for the body and wove that with a fancy fluffy thread. I added a bead eye.
How easy is this lesson, which can be found at Queenie’s blog

Posted by: Crazyqstitcher | April 25, 2021

Sunday Stitch School

No. 167 Fringed Buttonhole stitch

This stitch is one the easiest and prettiest stitches I have made.  There are two versions of holding the fringe together over the Buttonhole Bar.  On the left the threads are hooked one way and on the right the opposite direction.  How simple is this?   Time to find your crochet hooks and threads and try it yourself.

The directions can be found at Queenie's Sunday Stitch School here

Posted by: Crazyqstitcher | April 1, 2021

Sunday Stitch School

No. 165 Lazy Daisy Popcorn stitch

A simple little stitch.  The first photo -top row was stitched with Perle 12 thread.  A looped stitch, caught down to resemble popcorn.  For the yellow row, I used 6 strands of Anchor thread.      For the second photo I used pink DMC thread.  How easy is this lesson.

Queenie has the lesson for this little stitch here

Posted by: Crazyqstitcher | March 23, 2021

Sunday Stitch School

At last I have caught up with stitches.  It had been a very busy time preserving fruit with very little time to stitch. Then Google refused to let me log in to WordPress.   Thankfully now sorted.   Time to do a catch up of my lessons for School.

 

   The blue centre stitch is No. 159 Invented stitch.. Slanting   — set between the previous Invented Cross stitches

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The first line below with orange stitches, is also Invented stitch- Slanting

No. 160 Portuguese clover
No. 161 Ceylon stitch
No. 162 Cashmere stitch
No. 163 Canvas stitch … with an insert of the stitch on canvas
No. 164 Satin Threaded Running stitch




My thanks to Queenie, who produces so many new and sometimes intriguing stitches. https://queeniepatch.blogspot.com/p/sunday-stitch-school.html

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