Take a Stitch Tuesday 2012 - Week 2

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Take a Stitch Tuesday 2012 - Week 2
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Tue, 01-10-2012 - 8:44am

This week, TAST2101 is focusing on the buttonhole stitch:



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Mon, 01-16-2012 - 2:39pm

The week 2 highlights are posted here:



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Mon, 01-16-2012 - 2:44pm

Here is the Take a Stitch Tuesday challenge for week 2 - the buttonhole stitch:

I used Gentle Arts Sampler thread "Shutter Green" (7003) for this study in basic buttonhole stitches. This is the stitch I know best of all we shall do this year, probably, but I always have trouble keeping it balanced, evenly spaced, etc. Hopefully I learned how on this one.

Here's how it looks on the potential band sampler:



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Sat, 01-28-2012 - 2:11pm

Heres a variation of the Buttonhole...

Detached Up-and-Down Buttonhole Stitch: http://baroqueembellishments.blogspot.com/2012/01/detached-up-down-buttonhole-stitch.html



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Sun, 01-29-2012 - 11:35am



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