Detail 667 and 668 on my Freeform Hand Embroidery Sampler

Sampler section 50
Today I have a detail from  section 50 on my Love of Stitching Band Sampler

Stitches Used

This detail is is simply cretan stitch worked row upon row in a hand dyed silk thread. The fabric Aida which has been hand dyed too. In between the rows I stitched bugle beads

Detail on Hand Embroidery Needlework Sampler

Detail 668

The next little section is a small patch which marked International Women’s day.

Detail on Hand Embroidery Needlework Sampler

Date:

This section of the sampler was worked between March and May 2010.

Size:

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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2 Responses to Detail 667 and 668 on my Freeform Hand Embroidery Sampler

  1. Lisa M says:

    The watercolor effect of the hand dyed Aida really sets off the vibrant, hand dyed silk thread, complemented by those bronzy bugles!