Tutorial Tuesday

This will be the last of the Satin Stitch Tutorials.  And the last Tutorial Tuesday for a while.  I'm trying to decide what to do next, and I'm coming up blank.  If there are any Hardanger techniques you'd like to learn, please let me know in the comments on this post.  Thanks!So this week is... Continue Reading →

Tutorial Tuesday

This week I'll show you how to make a heart-shape out of 2 Ships.  (Again, click on the highlighted "ships" to go to the original lesson if you need a refresher.)  Here's the finished Heart:Begin by stitching a left-vertical ship.  This time we're covering threads horizontally - begin with covering 2 threads.  Your longest stitch... Continue Reading →

Tutorial Thursday

Hey, it kind of works.  Today's Ship variation - the Tulip!Obviously, it gets it's name because it looks like a tulip. 🙂  You could easily incorporate this shape into cross-stitch pieces to add a little different texture.  I love to do that.This is really just 2 ships stuck together.  If you need a refresher in... Continue Reading →

Tutorial Tuesday

I hope you all enjoyed practicing the Ship last week!  If you haven't looked at last week's lesson, you will need to read it before attempting this week's.So, I think I invented this variation.  I'm not sure.  I haven't come across anything like it on any Hardanger websites.  I was thinking about the idea of... Continue Reading →

Tutorial Tuesday

It returns!  I have at least 3 weeks of pictures ready to go!This week I'll expand on the satin stitch shape called the Star, and show you the next basic shape, the Ship.  It's called the Ship because it reminds people of the prow of a Viking ship.There are a lot of variations in how... Continue Reading →

Tutorial Wednesday

It just doesn't sound the same, lol.  I am feeling much better, thank you.  I even had a fun stop-in at my LYS, looking for the elusive blue and orange yarn.  She will order them for me, and I should have them by December 1.In keeping with last week's Hardanger theme, here is a link... Continue Reading →

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