The photo above is a detail on section 49 on my Love of Stitching Band Sampler.
I have turned the photo on its side as this band runs vertically down the sampler and sits to the left just below the tiger.
With the exception of the cross stitch used to define the tiger, this area of Vandyke stitch is perhaps the largest block of stitches in this section of the sampler. I worked it in hand dyed rayon thread.
With this stitch we have covered all the areas on this section of the sampler and next week I will introduce section 50.
The foundation fabric is a hand dyed 18cnt Aida
This section of the sampler was worked February 2010.
This area on 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…
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