This band of stitching is created by working two lines of overlapping herringbone stitch and then interlacing them with a third thread.
Perle thread #5
This section of my sampler is worked on cream dress linen
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.
The sampler was started in 2004 and completed it early 2005.
For the full back story on this piece visit the Sampler FAQ.
All posts in the series are in the category the Love of Stitching Band Sampler