Wednesday, November 6, 2013

TAST 87 and 88 - Two Versions of the Buttonhole Picot Stitch

Version one uses a bullion to form the picot.

 
Version two uses a chain to form the picot.

 
Here they are together, both using #5 perle.  Neither one of mine is very pleasing to look at.  I need to practice more.

 
You can join in to learn and practice new stitches – check out Take a Stitch Tuesday at Sharon B’s Pintangle blog.

3 comments:

  1. You have worked your stitches in the right way - on a folded edge! The picots show off beautifully!

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  2. I am thinking I might join Take a Stitch Tuesday next year. How are you keeping your stitches? One big sampler or just random on pieces of fabric?

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    1. Margaret,
      I'm doing them all on one piece of fabric, but it's not organized enough to call a sampler. It's nice to be able to refer to the stitches all in one place. When it gets full, I guess I'll start another.

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