For the Love of Stitching Sample 598

hand embroidery detail on needlework stitching sampler This area is found on part 42 of The for Love of Stitching Band Sampler.

Stitches Used:

It is a version of wave stitch which is worked on a foundation of blocks of satin stitch then threaded with tubular knitting yarn. It was an experiment which was fun to do.

hand embroidery detail on needlework stitching sampler

Thread:

Hand dyed wool

Hand dyed tubular knitting yarn

Fabric:

Linda 27 count evenweave

Date:

This section of the sampler was worked mid 2009.

Size:

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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2 Responses to For the Love of Stitching Sample 598

  1. Annet says:

    I didn’t recognize the wave stitch in this thread! It looks almost knitted, very nice.

    • sharonb says:

      Yes Annet the thread is a knitted tube – producing a fine braid like thread. It is a synthetic fiber. You often see a fine version of it used in fringing.