For the Love of Stitching Sampler – Band 137

For the Love of Stitching Sampler – Band 137

This band of stitching was created by working two lines of herringbone stitch overlapping each other and tying them at the top and base crosses with a small straight stitch


Thread:

A hand dyed mercerised cotton about the same weight and thickness as perle #5

Fabric:

This section of my sampler is worked on cream  dress linen

Dyes:

Procion cold water dyes for the cotton thread.

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 or 533 inches (1353.83 centimetres) or 14.8 yards  (13.53 metres) long and still being added to as I stitch more

Date:

I started this section of the sampler in 2004 and completed it early  2005.

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All posts in the series are in the category  the Love of Stitching Band Sampler


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