For the Love of Stitching Sampler – Band 9

For the Love of Stitching Sampler – Band 9


This band illustrates experiments with knotted Cretan stitch


The first row is worked in a hand dyed Danish cotton which was purchased in bulk from a supplier of weaving thread.  The second row is a hand dyed crochet cotton.


This section of the sampler is a dress linen which is not quite an even weave, hand painted with procion cold water dyes.


Procion cold water dye.


All samples are 15 cm (6 inches) wide and stitched together in one long band sampler.


Sampler FAQ and back story
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.


  1. Your work is truly amazing.You are a great motivator too.All the very best wishes.
    After seeing your band sampler earlier,I joined the TAST challenge on stitchin fingers and started working on my stitches as band sampler.

    chitra gangadharan

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

%d bloggers like this: