Friday, November 30, 2012

TAST: arrowhead stitch

The TAST stitch of this week is the arrowhead stitch. Perfect for grasses.

I started with the ear: arrowhead stitches changing direction. The thread is Kreinik #8.

The leaves are also arrowhead stitches. The stem is in stem stitch. 

Completed bunch of grass. A little row of french knots represent an ear bud.


  1. I love to see your stitching and progress. This arrowhead stitch is perfect for your grasses. Blissful Stitching Dear...

  2. Great idea for the arrowhead stitch.

  3. oh yes great for grasses, block looking great

  4. This block starts with the embroidery right!
    Great Idea!!!!
    Kisses and good weekend.

  5. Great use of the stitch! Like it!

  6. Like so many you have seen the potential of the stitch for 'drawing a picture' and created grass. I like that soft curvy look you have managed - after all it IS a sharp stitch. This will be another stunning block for sure.

  7. Very creative use of the arrowhead, Marjolein!


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