Freeform Hand Embroidery Sampler detail 682

Sampler section 50
Today I have a detail from  section 50 on my Love of Stitching Band Sampler

The thumbnail will take you to an article  about this section of my freeform band sampler.

Stitches Used

This band of stitches is created by first working 4 lines of chain stitch. Then I worked tied herringbone between them before adding bugle beads.

freeform needlework sampler 682
Date:

This section of the sampler was worked between March and May 2010.

Size:

This area is a section in my  Love of Stitching Band Sampler which is 15 cm (6 inches) wide and currently measures 96 feet 5 inches (2,938.78 centimetres), or  32.138 yards which is 29.3878 meters. It is still growing…

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Freeform Hand Embroidery Sampler detail 680 and 681

Sampler section 50
Today I have a detail from  section 50 on my Love of Stitching Band Sampler

Click on the thumbnail for an article  about this section of the embroidery.

freeform stitchery sampler 680

Stitches Used

This is a sample of chained cross  stitch. It was stitch number 79 of the TAST stitches. I worked it on hand painted Aida cloth using a hand dyed crochet thread that is the same thickness as perle cotton #5.

Here is a closer detail. It is very simple stitch to work and fills an area well.

freeform needlework sampler detail

The next detail is a version of triple chain. Writing this up has reminded me that I have not added this version of chain stitch to TAST. It is not as complex as it looks and makes a great border, crazy quilt seam embellishment or if you work row upon row a filler.

freeform needlework sampler 681

Date:

This section of the sampler was worked between March and May 2010.

Size:

This area is a section in my  Love of Stitching Band Sampler which is 15 cm (6 inches) wide and currently measures 96 feet 5 inches (2,938.78 centimetres), or  32.138 yards which is 29.3878 meters. It is still growing…

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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.

Detail 678 and 679 on my Freeform Hand Embroidery Sampler

Sampler section 50
Today I have a detail from  section 50 on my Love of Stitching Band Sampler Click on the thumbnail for an article  about this section of the embroidery.

Stitches Used

This detail is is a version of feathered chain stitch worked in cotton thread on hand dyed Aida cloth.

Detail on Hand Embroidery Needlework Sampler

Here I took the idea further and worked the stitch row upon row and then added bugle beads. The thread is hand dyed cotton Perle #8.

Detail on Hand Embroidery Needlework SamplerDate:

This section of the sampler was worked between March and May 2010.

Size:

This area is a section in my  Love of Stitching Band Sampler which is 15 cm (6 inches) wide and currently measures 96 feet 5 inches (2,938.78 centimetres), or  32.138 yards which is 29.3878 meters. It is still growing…

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.