Woolgathering: Chain Stitch

Woolgathering - Chain Stitch

1. Chain stitch B, 2. L.O.V.E, 3. WIP: Life Begins Now (Detail), 4. Embroidery on a toy lizard WIP #2, 5. 115.366 | special easter dish towel message, 6. Intertwined: up close, 7. chain stitch leaf, 8. Band sampler: Chain stitch (closeup), 9. Some more chain stitch, 10. blue button, 11. Chain stitch detail, 12. Angel Bunny’s Halo close-up, 13. How to Self Cover a Button 19, 14. Stitch explorer March, 15. Detached chain stitch, 16. Floral Sampler – Stem Detail

So how do the rest of you crafty types keep blogging when you’re in the middle of a project with no progress to show yet, and have nothing but ideas to discuss otherwise? I’m working on some flowers from the antique Austrian craft magazines I showed you the other day (wee free embroidery pattern there if you missed it!) but there’s not enough progress to make it interesting or enticing yet. Other than that, I have these two ideas I’m dying to get started on, but no time yet to do so – both completely in one stitch alone. One will be done in chain stitch and since I haven’t worked out the details yet, it could be a while before I can show it off. In the meantime, here’s some examples of beautiful chain stitch by some very talented Flickr embroiderers. I’m in love with this stitch right now, I can’t get enough!

2 Comments on Woolgathering: Chain Stitch

  1. Scrapiana
    May 25, 2011 at 16:08 (7 years ago)

    The answer’s simple: if I can’t post, I don’t post! No worries. ;)

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  2. Suzy
    May 25, 2011 at 21:20 (7 years ago)

    Because the big majority of my projects are sewing related it’s different. Usually sewing bloggers and seamstress love reading and writing about garment construction so you can dish out a lot of posts showing different stages. I guess knitting is a bit different.

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