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One of the first stitches to learn in sewing or embroidery. In sewing, where the stitches are long it’s known as “basting.” Nothing to do with turkeys.
Ramblin’ Rose from 1962. Oh wait, that’s the song!
Another great stitch combination.
One of first stitches to learn in embroidery.
Well, that’s the long and short of it.
Notice how there is plethora of daisy patterns? This is the stitch you need to work the flower petals. Also used for the leaves on the stem of most flowers.
This would be cool worked on towels or the hem of a skirt. I make the rungs pretty short or the thread would catch on just about everything it came in contact with.
If you stitched it in red would it be a….Oh, nevermind.
Ta da! You’ve reached the namesake for this site. Anytime you run across some little dots in a pattern this is the stitch to use. However, it does make a knot on top of the fabric and sometimes you may want something more subtle. I use a teeny tiny cross stitch to accomplish this.
I don’t know why she swallowed a fly. Perhaps she was getting in tune with this stitch. Or maybe she found the fly while she was on the wall.
You could have knocked me over with a feather.
Ya know that pretty eyelet lace trim that is made by machine? Well, this is where you make those pretty eyelets but by hand. One eyelet at a time. Might take awhile.