For the Love of Stitching Sampler – Band 162

Needlework Sampler detail 164Band description:

This design is a combination of canvas stitches. Crossed stitches included Rice stitch, cross stitch, Leviathan stitch, and Rhodes stitch. These are arranged between blocks of slanting straight stitches and sequins secured with a bead.

Sampler detail 164

Threads:

This band is worked in a hand dyed wool and rayon ribbon floss.

Fabric:

This section is worked on Aida

Dyes:

Procion cold water dyes are used to dye the threads

Size:

The sampler is 15 cm (6 inches) wide and all 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 still being added to.

Date:

This section of the sampler was finished in November 2005.

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For the Love of Stitching Sampler – Band 156

Sampler detail 158

Band description:

This is a check pattern of stitches which alternate between Rice stitch and straight stitches worked on a diagonal slant in a regular manner.

Sampler detail 158 Threads:

On the rice stitch the base cross is worked in yellow rayon ribbon floss and the top bars are worked in a hand dyed wool which is about the same weight as Appletons. The squares of straight stitches are worked in a hand dyed baby knitting wool.

Fabric:
This section of my sampler is worked on Aida

Dyes:

Procion cold water dyes for the threads

Size:

All samples are 15 cm (6 inches) wide and 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 still being added to.

Date:

This section of the sampler was finished in November 2005.

 

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

 

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