Technically, this stitch is a composite of small stitches. However, there are too many elements to name that make it wonderful. As I was creating the diagram image, no other title that popped into my head after the first one seemed appropriate. It truly is everything but the kitchen sink.
Believe it or not, the stitch includes only two threads and one bead. The gray lines are Shimmer Ribbon; the black lines AND aqua lines are one strand of Impressions; the turquoise circles are gold beads. The best sequence to use (and I say this from experience) is to stitch the gray lines first, followed by the black and aqua lines, and end with the gold beads. Establishing the pattern with the gray lines will make the rest of it go much easier. I swear.
Clearly, this stitch belongs in a space you want to draw attention to. I used it on a dress. It would make a great roof, Santa bag, sampler area, or grass area (without the beads). It would also be wonderful as snow, but only if you want that snow to dominate the piece. Have fun with it. You can experiment with different sized beads for a more subtle effect.
This stitch diagram, along with all other #whimsicalwednesday and #smallspacesunday stitch diagrams, can also be found on a Pinterest board here.
If you like what you see on this blog, want to learn some very creative decorative stitches, and how to put them all together, whimsicalstitch.com sells stitch guides and stitch concepts for Melissa Shirley Designs, Zecca Designs, and Patience Brewster. 45 guides are currently available and more are in the pipeline.
I hope you have the perfect spot for this stitch! Enjoy!