This band illustrates a row of Vandyke Stitch which can be found on page 119 of The Stitches of Creative Embroidery by Jacqueline Enthoven or page 135 of A-Z of Embroidery Stitches 2
A hand dyed cotton crochet thread the same weight and thickness as perle 5 DMC
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.