For the Love of Stitching Sampler – Band 50

For the Love of Stitching Sampler – Band 50

I feel I made some sort of marker point as this is the 50th band described on my band sampler!

That said, the 50th row is a simple row of  buttonhole  stitch!


A hand dyed  cotton (crochet thread)  which is about the same weight and thickness as perle 5.


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


Procion cold water dyes for cotton 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 growing as it is 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.

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