Needlework Detail 624 on the For love of Stitching Band Sampler

needlework sampler section 46The detail below is an area on my Love of Stitching Band Sampler. It is part of section 46 which is a free form embroidery with an Australian theme. You can read more about it in the article where I introduced section 46  or click on the sampler for a larger view and to be taken to the article.


This area is a section in my  Love of Stitching Band Sampler which is 15 cm (6 inches) wide and currently measures 96 feet 5 inches (2,938.78 centimetres), or  32.138 yards which is 29.3878 meters. It is still growing…

Stitches and items Used:

Chain stitch, French knots, buttonhole wheels, buttonhole wheel cup, bullion knots, wood and shell beads


  • perle thread #3, #5, and #8.
  • stranded cotton floss
  • cotton chenille,
  • linen thread
  • coton a broder,
  • hand dyed wool which is about the same weight as Appletons,
  • hand dyed Danish cotton which feels and works up in a similar way to coton a broder and has little sheen

needlework Band sampler detail


Patched cotton fabrics.


This section of the sampler was worked in late 2009.

Sampler FAQ

If you want to know more and read the full story on this piece visit the Sampler FAQ page or you can work back through the series of articles by reading them in the the Love of Stitching Band Sampler category.

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One Response to Needlework Detail 624 on the For love of Stitching Band Sampler

  1. Whiteracoon says:

    Awesome! Very inventive, and it makes me WANT to touch it! I bet it’s great to feel all the beads and stitches under your fingers. Absolutely amazing thing you’ve done!

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