Friday, 14 July 2017

Friday Homework for Lesson 28: Half Bullioned Chain Stitch

It's Friday here at Sunday Stitch School and I'll have to produce my homework for stitch #28 Half Bullioned Chain.

The task was to work it on my Aida sampler, and here it is:
There was no time, nor any energy to make anything else with the stitch - unfortunately.

I quite like the buttonhole look of the stitches.

16 comments:

  1. This looks interesting. I'll add it to my catch-up list.
    I'm guessing it is still humid and hot in your area. I hope the weather returns to comfortable, very soon.

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    1. Bullion stitches are always a challenge, this version is no exception. I do like the arch of the plain half of the chain, though.
      The wether will stay with us until the end of September with a good smattering of violent typhoons along the way. Today it is HOT but not so humid. The sky is a clear blue.

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  2. I hope you find relief from the heat, a cold cloth on your neck or feet in a pail of ice water?
    My grandson has a little pool in the back yard, perfect to cool off my feet.
    I like the half bullion chain stitch, nicely done Queenie.

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    1. Thank you for your advice - I live in a country famous for its fans so I always carry one with me. It is hard to stitch and fan oneself at the same time, though :))!

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  3. an interesting stitch which will appear on my crazy blocks when I get to stitch on them so far have 7 made, doing one a month on the scrappy colour challenge

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    1. Oh, then you have plenty of seams to work various stitches on! This one is a bit tricky, so may I suggest a short seam?

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  4. It produces an interesting texture, doesn't it, with the heavy line of the bullion and the lacy arc of the plain side...

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    1. Yes, that is exactly what I like about it. Tomorrow's Sunday Stitch School lesson will feature another 'archy' kind of stitch.

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  5. Neat stitches! I'm pretty sure I'll never try this stitch, bullion knots are not my favourites.

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    1. Please stay away from this stitch - it IS challenging!

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  6. I envy your bullions Queenie, you'll know why when you see mine.[Sob..] yours are truly beautiful.
    hot is it? Muscat is definitely hot too.

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    1. This stitch is tricky. When you do a Bullion rose where the stitches are piled on top of each other you can hide any uneven ones. Here you have a straight row and nowhere to bury anything.

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  7. I am not a fan of bullion stitch but theses look good.

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    1. I don't really like them either, but it is good to force oneself to have a go at them once in a while.

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