This week’s stitch on TAST 2014 challenge by SharonB is buttonholed cable chain stitch. The working of this is on her blog. A new stitch for me. I am taking online class on encrusted crazy quilting with her. Working on these stitch samplers will actually help me as reference later.

10.104.buttonholed cable chain st sampler1

10.104.buttonholed cable chain st sampler1

1.In these few samples I was experimenting this stitch with different threads. The base thread was knitting cotton from anchor.
Row 1- polyester thread.
2. perle cotton# 8
3-craft wool
4- mixed cotton skeins
5-anchor metallic [from hobby craft ,London]
6-silk metallic

10.104.bucablechst-1

10.104.bucablechst-1

2. The first sample is worked in a curve. Zigzag version is worked in the second sample.

10.104.bucablechst-2

10.104.bucablechst-2

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