Today I did some more butterfly chain stitch samples. These were also done in combination with other stitches.
The last part of the sampler.

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The details-
8. after working a row of butterfly chain stitches, a row a of herringbone stitch is worked beneath it.

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9. first, three fly stitches are worked together in two directions and butterfly chain stitches are worked on their tails. This way ,one side has a fuller look.

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10. a row of zigzag back stitch is worked over a row of butterfly chain stitches.

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11. a row of three individual herringbone stitches are worked together , over them butterfly chain stitches are worked on both sides .

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12. three butterfly stitches are worked together to form a motif. This variation was a surprise.

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13. I tried working whipped wheel stitch on both sides of butterfly chain stitches.

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14. this is a combination of butterfly chain stitch with stem stitch.

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15. the butterfly chain stitch with beads.

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This week’s TAST 2012 challenge stitch, butterfly chain sampler is completed with this row. This stitch was an easy stitch to work with. I worked the straight stitches in cotton skeins and the twisted chain in perle cotton. This striped cloth was too bright to work with more colour combinations, a lighter colour would have given me more options. I learnt this lesson from this.

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