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follow up from previous blog, http://conniekonnykards.blogspot.com/ I am retired here in UK, well into my seventies, and I have crafted as long as I can remember. OH John and I have been happily married for 54 years. We have a lovely family and a cat with attitude ...... Lots of work from my hobbies is on Flickr.

Thursday, 2 February 2012

TAST 2012 5 Herringbone Stitch

Stitch explored, on aida 16, with fine Perle threads.

2010 Raised Herringbone patterns,
on Scrim, in fine and medium Perle threads.
2012   Herringbone Stitch with previous TAST 2012 stitches, Fly, Buttonhole, Feather and Cretan - with Button, on old linen. 
As I'm adding previous examples of stitches the narrow sampler is growing rapidly and is already over a metre long.
I think I'll make a separate strip for each month and decide later whether to join them into one very long strip.   
Details of TAST challenge:


  1. I love your sampler that includes the first five stitches.

  2. What a lovely picture it makes on the 2012 sample

  3. I think this is just lovely!

  4. connie, your sampler is wonderful I like all the variations of the stitches. It is always a pleasure to see your work.

  5. Love your stitching. The sample with all the TAST 2012 stitches so far is gorgeous.

  6. Hi Connie, I love your stitching pictures. Allow me to give you a hint. Before you are sending the picture, I suppose already in a compressed form, you could lighten it up with the button which is "edit pictures" and then "auto correct". It would brighten up your photo in a wonderful way. I hope you don't mind.
    Greetings from Germany

    1. Many thanks Anneliese - yes I usually lighten my photos. I tried several times to get these brighter but couldn't - technology beats me!! Connie.

  7. Yea! this was featured on SharonB's highlights for the week's stitch. Great work.
    Diane - yarngoddess

  8. Love your stitching - beautiful work!

  9. I love your sample for 2012 with all of the stitches for this year so far. I am behind.

    Your work is lovely and inspiring.


  10. I enjoy seeing your previous years one along with the 2012 one.

  11. Once again you have out done yourself. Beautiful. Kathy

  12. I like each of the samplers and how you have approached the stich in a totally different way each time, beautiful!
    Yvonne x

  13. These are all so very beautiful. Especially love the scrim piece-- just lovely!! Warm regards from Richmond, Virginia...