Sunday, March 21, 2010

Tast 2 Week 3

The new stitch for week three in the TAST challenge run by Sharon B over on Pintangle is Beaded Hedebo Edge.
This is another new stitch to me and I really like this one as well.
It is built on a foundation of uneven cross stitches (one cross is even and the second one is elongated) and the scallops are formed over the legs of the elongated crosses.
A bead is added between the scallops on the even crosses.

I decided not to dye my piece of linen because it would have inhibeted my choice of threads--well that's my excuse anyway.
I wonder what awaits us for week four.


Heather said...

What a pretty edging this stitch makes Doreen. I think people are thinking up new stitches all the time - either inventing totally new ones or discovering variations of existing ones.

shirley said...

The colours and beads are so lovely, an edging like this would be so pretty as an embellishment on say a pocket of a blouse or skirt.

kay susan said...

Lovely and neat and what lovely threads!

Penny said...

Just as well my first comment didnt make it! Looks great
Doreen, I just like to take the long way around!!

Joei Rhode Island said...

I agree....this is a lovely edging stitch ..... I go now to look at pintangle...I have to see how this is done.

veena krishnakumar said...

it is so pretty

Lorraine @ creativedaily said...

This is a lovely stitch!

Amelia said...

oooh - lovely. I have just bought the emroiderers bible and am trying to teach myself to stitch in a more varied fashion. This looks lovely and I like the linen.