Saturday, March 3, 2012

Stacked chain stitch

Last week I showed my TAST chain stitch samples and today I want to share how I made the stacked chain stitch. It was inspired by Deepa’s chain stitch filling. I used perle 8 on Aida, each stitch is 2 spaces long. First I stitched 2 rows of purple chain stitches with one space between them.
Then I made a stacked row of yellow chain stitches. I started between the purple rows, halfway the first chain stitches. So the stacked row is shifted one space.
I put my needle from top to bottom through the inside loops of the purple chain stitches and pulled the thread through.
Then I pulled the yellow thread to the left to make it easy to make the chain stitch. I used my needle to do that, but didn’t pull the thread through.
Now I could make a normal chain stitch through the fabric.
And this is the result.
I attached 2 mm beads inside the yellow chain stitches.
You can click the photo’s to enlarge them.

10 comments:

  1. It looks great ! Thank you so much for the tuto!!
    I like to learn new stitches!

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  2. Thank you so much for this tutorial.

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  3. Lovely examples. I especially like the beads added to the stacked chains.

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  4. wonderful~!!!~ i was wondering how this was done.
    i'll have to make a sample so that (hopefully) i can remember it.
    thank you for sharing~!

    :-)
    libbyQ

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  5. This is really very effective Annet. Thanks for the tute.

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  6. wow
    very pretty. Colours super combinations. Work is fentastic.
    viji

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  7. Beautifully done...I had no idea for to use it in this way..Thank you

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  8. Loverly;;;thank you for this tutorial so clear and easy for to do

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    1. Thanks. Please leave a comment with a link to your stitches if you use this tutorial, I would love to see it!

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