Stitch of the Month
September 2002: Amadeus Stitch

by Carole Lake

The Amadeus stitch is another wonderful twisty stitch from the fabulously creative Jean Hilton.  I like it because it makes such a nice triangular corner. It can be varied in size easily. Work the stitch following the numbers, first on one side of center, then on the other. Count carefully! The stitch has an oval opening in the center that is perfect for a bugle bead or a slanted crossed stitch. The stitch can easily be rotated in any direction; the purple stitched sample is a mirror image of the diagram.

While we use this stitch primarily in geometric applications, it's also good on painted canvases for those awkward triangular spaces.

Sample Stitched by
 Carole Lake

Stitching Sequence


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