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23 Mar 2013

Circles with Tast Stitches - a Tast design challenge

Raised herringbone
sailors edge
straight stitch
chain stitch
detached chain stitch
French knots

I made a tiny quilt with appliqued circles on which
I stitched the proposed Tast stitches


Ok, raised herringbone was not proposed by Sharon
I noticed it too late

 
this circle is fixed with sailor edge stitches -
and embellished with
running stitches


here are finally the straight stitches with French knots in the middle of the flowers


I fixed the circle with herringbone stitches and
surrounded the little flowers with chain stitches


the French knots



fixed with chain stitches and detached chain




9 comments:

  1. Nice samples.Beautiful.

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  2. Such a nice little quilt!

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  3. Raised herringbone is very decorative, must try that one.
    The one with sailor stitches looks like a globe to me, the orange running stitches are fishes.
    I really admire the way you compose the filling of a circle with just a few stitches.

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  4. You have made good use of the fabric. Many of the circles look like planets and put together you have a beautiful quilt. Every stitch looks good in curves.
    Congratulations of making a wonderful TAST challenge quilt.

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  5. a wonderful collections of stitches. I do like a lot the straight stitches with french knots.

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  6. lots of great stitching here, you have been busy Anneliese, each piece looks great added to the quilt

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  7. These are really lovely! I like them very much

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  8. Thanks for coming over to follow my blog, Annaliese! I appreciate your lovely comments. Your TAST work this year is wonderful! I have not been working on my sitches for about a year now, but I have every intention of returning to the project. I started a book last year with twelve months of color themed pages, and I really love the idea of having it as a reference as well as a learning tool. I am putting some of my recent stitching experience to work on some art pieces that I will put on my blog next time. See you around.

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