The longest embroidery in the world

I occasionally get emails about the length of my band sampler asking if it would make the Guinness book of records. It would not, as the UK Embroiderers’ guild hold the record. You can read about it here “With the help of over 7,000 participants of all ages and abilities …

Work in Progress Wednesday Assembling a crazy quilt part 1

I promised last week to show reader how I assemble a crazy quilt. This is my progress so far. I hope to share with you a construction technique that means the seams will sit flat. The first thing I do is to lay the quilt blocks out so I can …

For the Love of Stitching Sampler – Band 114

Stitches The First band of this sampler is very simple as it is simply 3 rows of herringbone stitch stacked to form a pattern for a fill. Thread: A hand dyed mercerised cotton which is about the same thickness and weight as perle #5 Fabric: This section of my sampler is worked on cream …