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.

 

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For the Love of Stitching Sampler – Band 357

Stitches

This band of stitching is made up of a row of Cretan stitch which has a  detached chain stitch worked on the end or each bar. I then added a seed bead.

Thread 

The Creten stitch is worked in DMC perle #8 thread. and the detached chain stitches are worked in hand dyed silk.

Fabric:

Linda, 27cnt evenweave fabric produced by Zweigart

Dyes: 

Procion dyes for the silk 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.

 

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.


For the Love of Stitching Sampler – Band 356

band sampler section

Stitches

This band of stitching is made up of two rows of buttonhole stitch worked back to back.

band sampler section

Thread 

Worked in hand dyed perle #8 thread.

Fabric:

Linda, 27cnt evenweave fabric produced by Zweigart

Dyes:

Procion dyes for the cotton 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.

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.


For the Love of Stitching Sampler – Band 355

Stitches

This band of stitching is made up of two rows of tied  herringbone stitch

Thread 

The herringbone is worked in DMC perle #8 thread and it is tied with a hand dyed cotton .

Fabric:

Linda, 27cnt evenweave fabric produced by Zweigart

Dyes: 

Procion dyes for the cotton 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.

 

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.