I tried working some more motifs with this stitch. The motifs

5.53.square herringbone- motif sampler

5.53.square herringbone- motif sampler

5. In this part of the sampler, Patterns are worked by combining the basic square herringbone in different ways.

5.53.sqh.bone-5

5.53.sqh.bone-5

6.In this part the square herringbone are worked over other stitches- Algerian eye, sheaf, buttonhole eyelet cup, detached chain, buttonhole square and half chevron.

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5.53.sqh.bone-6

7. Some more stitch combinations were first worked on paper.

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.53.sqh.bone-7 ideas

8.These were tried on sampler, the details of other stitches are- fly, detached chain, oyster, pistil, Italian border and triangular feather.

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5.53.sqh.bone-8

9.These combinations are- french knots, Cretan variation, sheaf variation, double cross and buttonhole wheel variation.

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5.53.sqh.bone-9

The stitches on these samples are- wheat ear, up and down buttonhole and Algerian eye. The fourth one is formed with four square herringbone stitches.

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5.53.sqh.bone-10

With these motif variations this stitch sampler is completed –

5.53.square herringbone -sampler

5.53.square herringbone -sampler

The square herringbone was an easy stitch and working other stitches with this stitch was interesting. Helped in learning more about creating motifs with stitches.

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