Friday, May 16, 2014

Quilt Tie: Red Sheaf Tutorial

Review all the photos below before starting. Using Perle Cotton #5 and a Chenille embroidery needle (size 22) needle, take a 1/4" stitch as shown above. Leave a tail as shown below.

This stitch involves making three parallel lines. In addition, the two tails embrace the three lines from underneath. Tie the tails in a square knot. This gathers the three lines together.

 In the photo above, the needle is passing under the third line so that the tails can "hug" the lines in a knot.

Above: Tie the two tails in a square knot. 

Trim the tails to about 1/2."

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