For the Love of Stitching Sampler – Band 46

For the Love of Stitching Sampler – Band 46

This band illustrates a favourite combination of feather stitch and  French knots.


Both threads are  hand dyed cotton which is about the same weight as perle thread 8 which was purchased in bulk from a weavers supplier.


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


Procion cold water dyes for threads.


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.


  1. Hi Judy I do it in two passes. In fact this would be the case for all my stitching. I think in terms of a foundation row then another embellishment row. It is just the way I think/work

    Sharon B

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *