Freeform Hand Embroidery Sampler detail 691

Sampler section 50This detail is part of my my freeform hand embroidery sampler that I call the Love of Stitching Band Sampler. It  is 15 cm (6 inches) wide and currently measures 96 feet 5 inches or 29.3878 meters long. It is still growing…  This is area is on  section 50. For more details about this piece visit the Sampler FAQ page.

This detail is made up of pulled cross stitches and fargo silk ribbon roses. If you want to know how to work them I have a tutorial on how to stitch a silk ribbon fargo rose here

freeform needlework sampler

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Sampler FAQ
If you want to know more about this piece visit the Sampler FAQ page or you can work back through the series of articles by reading them in the the Love of Stitching Band Sampler category.

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Work in Progress Wednesday

I don’t have a work in progress report but I am opening up this post so people can post their progress!  I know many people are busy with gift type stitching and they don’t want to spoil a surprise by sharing online! But if this space is helping you meet a stitching goal just tell me and I will happily continue to do it.

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Take a Stitch Tuesday

Next week will be the last TAST stitch for the year as I have decided to take a  break after stitch 140. As I have said before I will return next year to continue the series if there is interest.  With the holiday season nearly here people are busy stitching gifts  and with family. So after next week I am taking a TAST break. If you are worried about losing touch please Subscribe to my newsletter 

Last week I posted instructions for 2 stitches  so this week is catch up time. I am opening up this page so that if you have worked a sample from  ANY of the stitches listed on the TAST FAQ page

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