The detail below is an area on section 50 on my Love of Stitching Band Sampler which was worked between March and May 2010. Needless to say Autumn starts in March in Australia
The foundation fabric is a hand dyed 18 cnt Aida
The word Autumn is worked in cross stitch using wool.
The band is Creten stitch worked in hand dyed silk and hand dyed cotton . I laced the stitches with a metallic cord a closer detail is below.
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…
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