Here's this week's stitching journal page with the featured stitch of the week: Couching. I really could not get my head around using this stitch creatively. All my compatriots here have put me to shame.
Couching is fairly easy, you lay down a thread or some other type thing and stitch it into place much like the Lilliputians held down Gulliver. I did have issues with the lines staying straight but that may be more to do with me using 6 strand embroidery thread rather than something more substantial. Perhaps I should have used ribbon or even a yarn. Not my favorite page but it will do.
So on February 28, 1784 John Wesley chartered the Methodist Church and this is their symbol, a cross with the red flame of the Holy Spirit. To read more of why I chose this symbol please visit my blog.