For the Love of Stitching Sample 597

hand embroidery detail on needlework stitching samplerThis area is found on part 42 of The for Love of Stitching Band Sampler. It is a section of freeform embroidery. I also added beads to stitches.

hand embroidery detail on needlework stitching sampler

Stitches Used:

Straight stitch, Satin stitch, French knots, Cross stitch, Rice stitch, Square boss, Bullion knots and I added bugle and seed beads.


Hand dyed perle #5 perle cotton and wool also I used 1 stand of Caron watercolours  thread


Linda 27 count evenweave


This section of the sampler was worked mid 2009.


The For Love of Stitching Band Sampler is 15 cm (6 inches) wide and consists of different strips of fabric which are stitched together to form one long strip. It currently measures 96 feet 5 inches (2,938.78 centimetres), or  32.138 yards which is 29.3878 meters. It is still growing…

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All posts in the series are in the category  the Love of Stitching Band Sampler.
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One Response to For the Love of Stitching Sample 597

  1. Annet says:

    This is such a pretty part of your band sampler! Great to see the rice stitch, I forgot all about it and hope it’s part of next years TAST.

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