For the Love of Stitching Sampler – Band 147

This band of stitching is created by working a foundation row of the hybrid of chevron stitch and  herringbone stitch that I spoke about and illustrated in band 146, which i then tied with  detached chain stitch. Thread: The foundation row is worked in a hand dyed wool and the detached chain stitches are worked …

Introducing block 16 on the “I dropped the button box” quilt

This morning I will be  introducing block 16, of the I dropped the button box quilt. As you can see  this block consists of 7 pieces of light coloured fabric in it. Although it has only 7 pieces of fabric there are quite a few buttons. Fabric content: Piece 1: …

For the Love of Stitching Sampler – Band 146

This band of stitching is hybrid of chevron stitch and  herringbone stitch Thread: DMC perle thread #8. Fabric: This section of my sampler is worked on cream dress linen Size: All samples are 15 cm (6 inches) wide and stitched together in one long band sampler. The sampler is currently 44 ft 5 inches …

Botanical Monotypes of Mary Margaret Briggs

Mary Margaret Briggs is a print maker who uses plants to mask an area creating what she calls botanical monotypes. No matter what they are called Mary Margaret Briggs produces some great prints applying the technique. Follow Pintangle and have it delivered to your inbox You can have Pintangle delivered to your …