For the Love of Stitching Sampler – Band 80

For the Love of Stitching Sampler – Band 80

This band is  a pattern created with back stitch, Algerian Eye stitch,  and a canvaswork stitch called Rhodes stitch. You can find directions on how to work Rhodes stitch on page 195 of The Embroidery Stitch Bible by Betty Barnden 


Hand dyed perle #8 for all


This section of my sampler is worked on 26 count linen which has been hand painted with procion cold water dyes.


Procion cold water dyes were used for both thread and foundation fabric


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 was worked in March 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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