Wheat-ear stich and detached wheat-ear stitch. - It is  formed of two rows of spikes with a Chain stitch between. To work, draw three parallel lines as a guide. Bring up the needle on the centre line. Make a Chain stitch. Insert the needle on the right-hand line at the same level as the Chain stitch ; bring it out in the Chain stitch, and draw the thread through. Repeat the same toward the left. The stitch may be worked also with spikes on one side and Bullion stitches on the other.

Wheat-ear stich and detached wheat-ear stitch. - It is formed of two rows of spikes with a Chain stitch between. To work, draw three parallel lines as a guid

Points de croix *♥* Cross stitch Spring

Free Sampler Pattern ~ Always Springtime

closed  blanket stitch - Thrust needle through cloth in a slanting position & bring needle through the extreme edge of work. The second stitch is slanted in the opposite direction & meets the first stitch, thus forming pairs of stitches that are closed at top to form a pattern of points.

closed blanket stitch - Thrust needle through cloth in a slanting position bring needle through the extreme edge of work. The second stitch is slanted in the opposite direction meets the first stitch, thus forming pairs of stitches that are closed at top

cretan stitch - This is a variation of the feather stitch. This is done by making two slanting outer stitches, one to the right and one to the left of the stamped line. The center forms a ribbed effect. It is used as a filling for leaves, or a border.

Cretan stitch:This is a variation of the feather stitch. This is done by making two slanting outer stitches, one to the right and one to the left of the stamped line. The center forms a ribbed effect. It can make an effective border.

twisted Cretan stitch

Faggotting with twisted Cretan stitch (Large image) -- Ookaboo!

embroidered brooch

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Tree branch in blossom necklace - Embroidered necklace - Forest jewelry - Twig…

Tree branch in blossom necklace - Embroidered necklace - Forest jewelry - Twig necklace - Cross stitch jewelry - Leaf - Green and coral

Wooden Cross Stitch Pendant, wooden cross stitch blanks- anyone know where I can buy these?!

Wooden Cross Stitch Pendant, wooden cross stitch blanks- anyone know where I can buy these?

DIY Cross Stitch Necklace Kit Bamboo with by RedGateStitchery, $24.00

DIY Cross Stitch Necklace Kit - Bamboo with Antique Flower Pattern - Round

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