This was one of the stitches I missed when I was in India for three weeks. The working of this stitch is on SharonB ’s blog. I had done the sampler of this stitch during the previous challenge. This week some more samples were worked as part of this challenge. The first part of the sampler.

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19.67.fancy hem st-sampler1

1.Three rows of fancy hem stitches are worked together and the stem stitches in the middle row are worked in different colour in the first sample. Four rows of stem stitches are worked and alternate ones were tied to form a pattern in the second sample.

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19.67.fanhemst-1

2. The wide and square version are worked alternatively in the first sample. Another variation of two rows of fancy hem stitches are worked together in the second sample.

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19.67.fanhemst-2

Fancy hem stitches are worked with a space between in the first row. Five rows of stem stitches worked with polyester thread and metallic thread, these five rows were tied to work this broader row in the second sample.

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19.67.fanhemst-3

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