This band illustrates wheatear stitch
A hand dyed silk which is the same thickness and weight as perle 8, purchased in bulk from a weavers supplier and 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 for the silk thread.
The sampler is 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.