For the Love of Stitching Sampler – Band 70

This band illustrates two rows of stitches. The first is row  up and down buttonhole stitch. The second is a variety of chain stitch called two colour chain stitch. You can find directions on page 57 of The Embroidery Stitch Bible by Betty Barnden. As I explained when I introduced this …

For the Love of Stitching Sampler – Band 69

This is a row of  detached chain stitch which has been threaded with a thicker thread. Thread: DMC perle thread #8 has been used for the detached chain and the stitches have been threaded with hand dyed lampshade fringing which is very similar to Bunka thread Fabric: This section of the …