This row of stitching band is a blackwork pattern worked in back stitch because I wanted to use a variegated thread. The photos is a bit pinkish as in life the lighter parts of the thread is stronger and does show up better.
A hand dyed cotton which is approximately the same thickness and weight as perle 8
This section of my sampler is worked on 26 count linen
Procion cold water dyes for the 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 still being added to.
This section of the sampler was worked in April 1998
Sampler FAQ and back story
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All posts in the series are in the category the Love of Stitching Band Sampler.