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    This is Annie Whitsed's Crazy World a world where I stitch the joys and chaos of life into beautifull crazy quilts. email annie@loopylace.com
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My Band Sampler 216 – TAST II week 14 – Buttonholed Herringbone – Details 1112 & 1113 June 10th, 2010

TASTII Week 14 Buttonholed Herringbone

buttonholed herringbone

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My Band Sampler 215 – TAST II week 13 – Raised Cup – Details 1110 & 1111 May 27th, 2010

TASTII Week 13 Raised Cup Stitch

raised cup atitch

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My Band Sampler 212 – TAST II week 10 – Cloud Filling Stitch – Details 1103 to 1105 May 11th, 2010

Tast II week 10 Cloud filling Stitch

cloud filling stitch

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My Band Sampler 211 – Details 1101 to 1102 May 10th, 2010

The stitch at the top is a free form Rope Stitch

The spots are raised cross stitch

The saying is one that I heard about 20 years ago, I had it written on the back of a business card and blue tacked to the wall above my phone for many years and it helped me over many a hump in life….Here I dedicate it to my daughter for some fears she has faced and overcome.

Our greatest glory

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My Band Sampler 210 – TAST II week 09 – Raised Herringbone Stitch – Details 1098 to 1100 May 9th, 2010

TASTII week 9 Raised Herrinbone Stitch

Raised herringbone

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My Band Sampler 209 – TAST II week 08 – Fancy Hem Stitch – Details 1090 to 1097 May 8th, 2010

TASTII week8 Fancy Hem Stitch

Fancy hem stitch

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My Band Sampler 208 – TAST II week 07 – Rope Stitch – Details 1083 to 1089 May 7th, 2010

TASTII Week 7 Rope Stitch

Rope Stitch

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My Band Sampler 207 – TAST II stitch 06 Eyelet Buttonhole Flower Stitch – Details 1081 to 1082 May 5th, 2010

Eyelet Buttonhole Flower

Eyelet Buttonhole flower on my box top
I didn’t do very many of these Eyelet Buttonhole flowers, I love how they look but I realy do not enjoy doing Bullion stitch…On the few I did do I tested out different thread types…The dark pink flower is a fine silk thread, the light pink flower is a soft cotton pearl twist thread, the gold flower is a Rayon Pearl twist thread.

Box for my crazy quilted box topOn My Box top I did a cluster of 3 eyelet buttonhole flowers and finished them with detached chain stitch leaves.

My Band Sampler 206 – TAST II stitch 05 more Knotted Buttonhole – Details 1078 to 1080 May 1st, 2010

Knotted buttonhole stitch and easter

or Easter I used the knotted buttonhole stitch as a needle weaving fill to make a basket….I cut the eggs from a CD, drilled holes near the bottom to stitch them on below the line of the basket and painted them with acrylic paint.

Box for my crazy quilted box topbelow is knotted buttonhole stitch on done on my boxtop.

knotted buttonhole on crazyquilt

My Band Sampler 205 – TAST II stitch 05 Knotted Buttonhole – Details 1071 to 1077 April 27th, 2010

Knotted buttonhole stitch

These are my first lot of Knotted Buttonhole stitch

For the second band I added 2 extra buttonhole stitches to each step.

For the third band I added 2 extra bottonhole stitches and flop flopped the stitches from side to side.

For the fourth band I did the buttonhole stitches in clusters of 3 before looping them together.

The change of background colour is for the change of the month.

For the fifth band I added the extra 2 buttonhole stitches and flip flopped the stitches so that they also topped and tailed along the line.

The last band is the basic stitch flip flopped, with the stitches topped and tailed.