For the Love of Stitching Sampler – Band 129

This band of stitching is created by working a line of herringbone stitch which has been tied with a variety of fly stitch. Instead of having a single stitch tie the “V” shape a detached chain stitch has tied the fly. Thread: Perle thread #8 and a hand dyed perle Fabric: This section …

Work in Progress Wednesday : Catching the false back and binding

At a quarter to midnight last night I finished binding the quilt. Last week I showed how I  was tying/quilting the crazy quilt and was ready  to attach a false back to hide the mess. Over this week past, I caught the false back to the quilt sandwich at the …

For the Love of Stitching Sampler – Band 128

This band of is created by working a line of  herringbone stitch and tying it with detached chain Thread: Perle thread #8 for the herringbone and a  hand dyed mercerised cotton for the detached chain stitch. Fabric: This section of my sampler is worked on cream dress linen Dyes: Procion cold water …

Sites worth bookmarking: Tutto Ricamo

Tutto Ricamo is a bilingual site for stitchers. English speakers can click on the British flag to be taken to the English site. On this site you will find information about different styles of embroidery, free hand embroidery patterns, under techniques numerous pages on different embroidery styles including such styles …