I combined this stitch with a few of the TAST stitches and completed this stitch sampler.

23.71.bullion buttonhole st-sampler2

23.71.bullion buttonhole st-sampler2

5.The first row has curved version of buttonhole stitch with this stitch. Basque stitch and bullions are worked in the second row. Crossed buttonhole and bullion knots are worked in the third row.

23.71.bubuhst-5

23.71.bubuhst-5

6.Sailor stitch is worked with bullions in the first row. Pekinese stitch and raised cross stitch flowers are worked with bullion buttonhole stitch in the second row.

23.71.bubuhst-6

23.71.bubuhst-6

7. Bullion buttonhole stitches are worked with – coral stitch and Italian border stitches in the first row, pistil stitches and slipped detached chain stitches in the second row.

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23.71.bubuhst-7

The sampler-

23.71.bullion buttonhole stitch sampler

23.71.bullion buttonhole stitch sampler

Though the bullion knots are always tough to work with, they do add beauty.
When I started this sampler, the idea was to work just 5 or 6 variations, but somehow it grew, giving satisfaction.

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