For the Love of Stitching Sampler – Band 367

needlework sampler of hand embroidery

Stitches:

The central row of this band is made of tied herringbone stitch. I then worked straight stitches in the form of triangles and crosses were added before the seed beads were added last

Thread 

Worked in hand dyed cotton perle #8

needlework sampler of hand embroidery

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 366

needlework sampler of hand embroidery

Stitches

Running stitches have been laced with a metallic thread and detached chain motifs have been worked in the spaces created by the pattern.

Thread 

The straight stitches are worked in cotton the detached chain are hand dyed wool, and the straight stitches between them are worked in a hand dyed perle 8 cotton

needlework sampler of hand embroidery

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.

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 365

hand embroidered area of a needlework sampler

Stitches

This pattern is made up of straight stitches, back stitch and detached chain stitch

hand embroidered area of a needlework sampler

Thread 

The straight stitches are worked in hand dyed wool, and the green stitches are worked in perle 8

Fabric:

Linda, 27cnt evenweave fabric produced by Zweigart

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.

 

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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 364

hand embroidered area of a needlework sampler

Stitches

This band of stitching two lines of Creten stitch worked in a pattern. Beads are stitched alon gthe middle

hand embroidered area of a needlework sampler

Thread 

The band is worked in hand dyed cotton perle #5

Fabric:

Linda, 27cnt evenweave fabric produced by Zweigart

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.

 

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.