For the Love of Stitching Sampler – Band 18

Stitches: 

This band illustrates first Herringbone, then a line of Back stitch, followed by a row of Chevron Stitch, then a line of Running Stitch and finally a row of Buttonhole . These are all basic stitches. 

 

Thread:

A hand dyed mercerised cotton, which is about the same weight as perle 5 DMC

Fabric:

This section of the sampler is worked on tea towel linen which is not quite an even weave

Dyes:

Procion cold water dyes

Size:

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.


2 Comments

  1. Hello Sharon, I admire your patience with all those stitches. I like to enjoy the stitching fingers ning-group, but in some way my sign-up dooesn’t work. Did you recieve it. Or maybe I do something wrong. Can you help me with this problem? Thanks a lot, Dorie

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