For the Love of Stitching Sampler – Band 75

This band of stitching  is a needleweaving pattern created out of woven bars. Woven bars can be found on page 135 of The Embroidery Stitch Bible by Betty Barnden Thread: A hand dyed  soft Danish cotton which feels and works up in a similar way to coton a broder and is matt …

For the Love of Stitching Sampler – Band 74

This row of stitching  is a band is a line of knotted Cable chain stitch Thread: A hand dyed cotton (crochet thread), which is about the same thickness and weight as perle #5 Fabric: The piece is worked on a scrap of furnishing fabric that I discovered in a swatch book from a soft furnishing …