For the Love of Stitching Sampler – Band 361

Stitches

This band of stitching is  stepped threaded running stitch

Thread 

The foundation row of running stitch is cotton and the lacing is done in a wool that has a fine metallic thread twisted through it.

Fabric:

Linda, 27cnt evenweave fabric produced by Zweigart

Date:

This section of the sampler was worked in November 2007.

 

Size:

 

The For Love of Stitching Band Sampler is 15 cm (6 inches) wide. It consists of different strips of fabric which are are stitched together to form one long strip. It currently measures 24.8 yards or 22.75 metres long and I have more bands to add.

 

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For the Love of Stitching Sampler – Band 360

Stitches

This band of stitching is made up of two lines of curved chain stitch. In the dips of the curve I have worked three  detached chain stitches. Each cluster of three stitches had a seed bead stitched at the base. I then added a  Farago rose which is worked in silk ribbon

 

Thread 

Both threads are hand dyed cotton perle #8 thread.  The silk ribbon was also dyed by me.

Fabric:

Linda, 27cnt evenweave fabric produced by Zweigart

Dyes: 

Procion dyes for the cotton thread and the silk ribbon

Date:

This section of the sampler was worked in November 2007.

 

Size:

 

The For Love of Stitching Band Sampler is 15 cm (6 inches) wide. It consists of different strips of fabric which are are stitched together to form one long strip. It currently measures 24.8 yards or 22.75 metres long and I have more bands to add.

 

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All posts in the series are in the category  the Love of Stitching Band Sampler.

 


For the Love of Stitching Sampler – Band 359

Stitches

This band of stitching is made up of two rows of chevron stitch

Thread 

A hand dyed cotton perle #8 thread

Fabric:

Linda, 27cnt evenweave fabric produced by Zweigart

Dyes: 

Procion dyes for the thread

Date:

This section of the sampler was worked in November 2007.

 

Size:

 

The For Love of Stitching Band Sampler is 15 cm (6 inches) wide. It consists of different strips of fabric which are are stitched together to form one long strip. It currently measures 24.8 yards or 22.75 metres long and I have more bands to add.

 

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For the full back story on this piece visit the Sampler FAQ page.

 

All posts in the series are in the category  the Love of Stitching Band Sampler.

 


For the Love of Stitching Sampler – Band 358

Stitches

This band of stitching is made up of two rows of Creten stitch which has been laced with a textured knitting wool which I dyed. I then added novelty flower shaped beads in a line down the middle.

 

Thread 

The Creten stitch is worked in hand dyed perle #8 thread

Fabric:

Linda, 27cnt evenweave fabric produced by Zweigart

Dyes: 

Procion dyes for the the cotton and wool thread

Size:

The sampler is 15 cm (6 inches) wide and all the sections are stitched together in one long band sampler.

The sampler is currently 44 ft 5 inches or 533 inches (1353.83 centimetres) or 14.8 yards  (13.53 metres) long and I have another 12 sections to add. Since I constantly have it to hand picking the latest section up when in the mood it will get longer. I will stop when I get bored with playing with it!

Date:

This section of the sampler was worked in November 2007.

 

Size:

 

The For Love of Stitching Band Sampler is 15 cm (6 inches) wide. It consists of different strips of fabric which are are stitched together to form one long strip. It currently measures 24.8 yards or 22.75 metres long and I have more bands to add.

 

Sampler FAQ
For the full back story on this piece visit the Sampler FAQ page.

 

All posts in the series are in the category  the Love of Stitching Band Sampler.