I’ll bet you all thought that I had forgotten.  🙂  I didn’t, it’s just taken me longer to go through them that I had originally thought.  Here are the first three videos from Midnight at the Oasis.

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The French Knot was one of those embroidery stitches that really gave me a tough time while I was trying to figure it out.  It’s used a lot in finishing thread wrapped buttons so I definitely wanted to master it.  It took me a while but in the end I got it.

For every one else trying to master this stitch, Make It Mine Magazine has a great French Knot tutorial on YouTube that I hope you will find useful.

My beloved husband and I will be heading to the beach for the holiday weekend to spend some time with my family.  We plan to do some diving and hopefully get a chance to see the 17th Century shipwreck that was discovered in Corolla this winter!

More importantly though I plan to take my jacket with me so that I may spend several evenings in a row working on it.  If all goes well I’ll be finishing off the first sleeve and the gores buy Monday evening.

Today I wanted to share a YouTube video with you all on the Plaited Braid Stitch.  I originally ran across it when a friend of mine posted it to her live journal.  I’ll be using this stitch on my seams once the jacket is ready to assemble.  I found this tutorial very useful and wanted to share it with you all as well.