This band illustrates Basque stitch. This stitch was also part of the Take a Stitch Tuesday challenge and if you are interested you will find more ideas on how use it published as week 19 as part of the TAST challenge
A hand dyed perle cotton the same weight as perle 8
This section of the sampler is worked on tea towel linen which is not quite an even weave.
Procion cold water dyes used on the thread
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.