Monthly Archives: April 2012

Stem Stitch

The Take a Stitch Tuesday challenge stitch for this week is stem stitch.  Stem stitch is the first embroidery stitch I learned.  It is the only one my mother taught me and the only one I used for many years.  … Continue reading

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More Satin Stitch

I’ve pulled out some pictures of earlier dolls that feature satin stitch faces.  I’m not doing these as much as the simpler outline stitch faces now.  Satin stitch is much more involved, but it is a beautiful stitch. The sun … Continue reading

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Satin Stitch

This week’s Take a Stitch Tuesday challenge stitch is one I have used many times on my dolls’ faces.  It’s been a while since I’ve stitched a face in satin stitch, but I figured now was a good time to … Continue reading

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