TAST #7 - Detached Chain Stitch | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Stem stitch vine, detached chain leaves are done with 3 strands of floss. Fargo roses done with silk ribbon. Not terribly creative, but it fit it's space on the block, carried color and line as needed .

Bullion Vandyke stitch 5

Illustrated step by step photographed instructions on how to hand embroider Bullion Vandyke stitch with ideas of how to use this stitch in hand embroidery.

TAST #24 - Cable Chain | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

This seam was created using Carole Samples template . traced twice and overlapped. Cable Chain and straight stitches were done with 2 strands of DMC floss.