For the Love of Stitching Sampler – Band 22

For the Love of Stitching Sampler – Band 22


This band of stitches illustrates two rows the first is crossed buttonhole and the second is Coral stitch

Crossed buttonhole stitch

Coral stitch


A hand dyed mercerised cotton, which is about the same weight as DMC perle 5 thread which was hand dyed by me.


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


Procion cold water dyes


All samples are 15 cm (6 inches) wide and 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.


This section of the sampler is dated 1996 – Jan 1998

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.

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