I have always liked this little detail on section 50 on my Love of Stitching Band Sampler
It is very simple as it consists of two rows of buttonhole stitch shaped as a scallop and worked back to back. I used a hand dyed silk thread that has approximately the same thickness as #5 perle cotton.
The ribbon roses along the middle are worked in silk ribbon. They are called farago roses and you can find a tutorial on how to work them here They work up quickly and a bead in the middle finishes them off.
This section of the sampler was worked between March and May 2010.
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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