For the Love of Stitching Sampler – Band 196

needlework free form sampler section
Stitches

This is simple a line of detached chain stitches that are interlaced with a thicker thread.

needlework free form sampler section

Thread 

A cotton is DMC  perle 5 and the interlacing thread is weaving yarn with a metallic thread through it which means it looks better in life.

Fabric:

Linen hand dyed

Dyes: 

Procion dyes the fabric

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 worked in January 2006.

 

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For the Love of Stitching Sampler – Band 195

Stitches

This band of stitching  consists of 2 rows of chain braid stitch

Thread 

A thick cotton with a firm twist that is about the same weight as perle 3

Fabric:

Linen hand dyed

Dyes: 

Procion dyes the fabric

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 worked in January 2006.

 

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.


For the Love of Stitching Sampler – Band 194

free form needlework sampler section chain stitch
free form needlework sampler section detail

Stitches

This band of stitching  consists of 5 rows of chain stitch. Three rows are threaded with metallic thread and these are spaced between  two rows of whipped chain stitch. The whipping was done in the same metallic thread.

Thread 

Hand dyed cotton laced with a metallic yarn called Excel

Fabric:

Linen hand dyed

Dyes: 

Procion dyes for cotton threads and fabric

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 worked in January 2006.

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.