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10 Apr 2013

Diamond stitch (with a trick) - Breton stitch and my WOYWW 201

The new stitch of SharonB's challenge - Tast2013 - stitch 60
diamond stitch
 


I am starting a new design




This is the diamond stitch with variegated thread


and here the stitches on my well-known purse
But then I did not like the gap under the stitches...



So I fastened them with tiny running stitches.
If you still see a gap, this is the fabric which is darker under the stitches.

 

15 comments:

  1. So pretty!!! I don't think I've ever seen or done that stitch before. The variegated thread is just gorgeous looking. I used to do all kinds of crewel and needlework but haven't in years. You are making me miss it now, lol!

    Happy Crafting!
    Jeannie #32

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  2. Very pretty colors on your stitching. Brigita #138

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  3. Gorgeous work ...love the thread colour.#71

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  4. Love the rainbow effect of your stitching ! Looking lovely ! Ali #15

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  5. The variegated thread looks beautiful! Chris122

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  6. Lovely stitching! I have now had a glass of wine and I am still trying to visit everyone so my message may be incoherent lol! jenx 129

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  7. You have been able to control the tension in your Diamond stitches and the new project looks great in that variegated thread.

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  8. looks good in the varigated thread Anneliese, I am way behind on the tast now.

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  9. What a neat little stitch! Love it in the variegated thread!
    Love your name by the way - my oldest daughter is an Anneliese :-)
    Anna Leisa # 150

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    1. Thanks for stopping by my blog.
      My daughter's name is spelled Anneliese (my husband if from Germany) and I am the one that is Anna Leisa because my dad heard the name when he was in Germany before I was born, but didn't know how to spell it.

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  10. You are doing so well with your samples :-)

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  11. Very Pretty stitching :) Nikki 2

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  12. The diamond stitch looks gorgeous with this thread!

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  13. Mir gefällt der Stich besonders als Füllstich mit Fadenverlaufsgarn! Tolle Idee, Anneliese!

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  14. A beautiful stitch, especially in your variegated thread.

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