A great trick I learned from Lynn Payette that makes all the difference in the world when doing a Buttonhole Stitch is to start with a Lazy Daisy loop. This starts you with a pretty smooth curve; from there it is easy sailing.
This was a fun diversion from my usual over the top canvases. It is soft and delicate and super fun to stitch.
To my ladies waiting for canvases, they should be here any moment. Your threads and guides are ready as soon as we have canvases they will be off in the big brown truck.
If you are interested in beaded birdies and subtle nuances of backgrounds give us a call at 410.296.0405 or order your canvas and threads here. We'd love to have you join the fun.
Until next time.