17. Crossed buttonhole stitch

Here are my Crossed Buttonhole stitch. I played with the length of the arms to make them fit the flower petals. These flowers need some more stitching. Thanks to TAST a suitable stitch will turn up following weeks.image image


Many flowers from previous weeks have an edge of Fly Stitch. Long Armed Crossed Buttonhole stitch gives a similar but wilder effect.image

When I followed TAST 2012 I wrote: ”I did a few Crossed buttonhole stitches with two strands of floss on denim. This is a new stitch to me, so I need a lot of training to master it. It was not very difficult though.”



How to work Crossed Buttonhole Stitch

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