This band of stitching is a traditional blackwork pattern worked in back stitch as the thread I was using changed colours.
A hand dyed mulberry silk.
This section of my sampler is worked on 26 count linen
Procion cold water dyes for the silk 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 May 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.