Available after September 2023

Herringbone stitches have been used for centuries and are a versatile addition to any stitched project.

Teaching Objectives:

  • Explore many iterations of herringbone stitches
  • Work with various stitches and thread textures
  • Promote ease and confidence when stitching herringbone stitches
  • Learn techniques for starting and stopping threads
  • Recommended for basic to intermediate stitchers

Who knew there were so many different kinds of herringbone stitches? Although this project doesn’t have all of them, it does have several: herringbone, double herringbone, interlaced herringbone, stacked herringbone, herringbone gone wrong, herringbone squares, reverse herringbone squares, herringbone stars, herringbone leaves, 6 trip herringbone, and circular herringbone.

Four color ways are offered: Bold – Aquamarina canvas with orange, purple and turquoise threads; Grayscale – Pewter canvas with grays to black threads with red accents; Monochromatic – Eggshell canvas with beiges to browns threads, and Pastel – Antique Blue canvas with pastel blues, yellows, lavenders and pinks.

Mostly Herringbones is a companion to Fandango, Mostly Jessicas, Mostly Crescents, Mostly Amadeus and Mostly Walnetos.

Duration 1 or 2 day class
Kit Materials 18 ct. mono deluxe canvas in color choice; DMC cotton floss; DMC and Presencia #8 pearl cottons; Kreinik #8 braids
Size 4 1/4" x 12", 76 x 216 stitches on 18 ct. canvas
Student Supplies 1 pair 10" and 1 pair 18" stretcher bars, tacks or staples; scissors for thread and metallic; laying tool; magnification and lighting if needed

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