For the Love of Stitching Sampler – Band 68

Once again this little line is made up three stitches. The top row  is a fine line of Portuguese knotted stem stitch. The middle row of stitching is Pagoda chevron stitch which as you can see is a variety of chevron stitch but instead of bringing your needle out under the bar …

Sites worth bookmarking: Simply Samplers

I was exploring the Simply samplers website yesterday and discovered this Sampler Game in which you can design your own sampler from traditional sampler motifs.  I spent an age mucking about enjoying this Sampler Game.  To design your sampler you click to add or select object by clicking in the …

For the Love of Stitching Sampler – Band 67

Is a line of whipped spiders wheels which sit in a half circle of buttonhole  stitches. Thread: A hand dyed  silk Fabric: This section of the sampler is worked on tea towel linen which is not quite an even weave. Dyes: Procion cold water dyes for silk thread Size: All samples are 15 …