For the Love of Stitching Sampler – Band 40

This band illustrates stepped threaded running stitch


Thread: The running stitch is worked from a hand dyed cotton (crochet thread), and the threading is a hand dyed rayon ribbon floss.

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

Dyes: Procion dyes for both cotton and rayon thread 

Size: 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.

Date: 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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