Week 7 of the #YearOfStitch : Algerian Eye

Week 7! Can you believe that? As I have mentioned, at the end of Q1 I will be emailing everyone on my list (sign up here) a new pattern that will incorporate all of the stitches from day 1. That’ll be a doozy! 

This week we are learning a delightful and fun embellishment stitch called the Algerian eye. As always, there is an illustration, photo tutorial and demonstrations of the stitch on both AIDA and then a less structured fabric so you can see the difference. 

Let’s do this:

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Now for the photos (I documented the first half step-by-step…you just keep going around the circle to finish it off).

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Here’s how it looks (in the form of pasties) on a less structured fabric:

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