100 details for 100 days Day 70

This seam embellishment is a development of yesterdays detail as it two rows of Herringbone worked back to back in a thread the same weight as DMC pearl 5. They are then interlaced with rayon ribbon. The lacing pattern is the same technique used in Twisted lattice band. Above the …

100 details for 100 days Day 69

This seam embellishment looks a little complicated but it is not. It is a row of Herringbone worked in a thread the same weight as DMC pearl 5. This row was then interlaced with silk ribbon. The lacing pattern is the same technique used in Twisted lattice band. Above the …

100 details for 100 days Day 68

Today I thought I would feature a ‘hidden’ seam embellishment which runs along the bottom of the lace on this crazy quilt block . Along the bottom of the lace is two straight stiches worked in V a horizontal manner. It is actually arrow stitch turned around. This foundation of …

A response to comments on yesterdays post

The thoughtful comments on yesterdays post about autobiography in blogs and textiles has led me to dig deeper into the definitions of autobiography and has me thinking in a number of directions. Some good questions were raised which has also provoked more questions from me, such as can given the …

100 details for 100 days Day 67

Today seam embellishment is similar to yesterdays but this one started off with a line of detached chain worked along both sides of a ribbon in DMC pearl 5. These stitches were then laced with a crinkled looking thread. On one side I worked with a line of stem stitch …