For the Love of Stitching Sampler – Band 140

This band is a little unexpected so I have diagrammed it.   It is made up of a part of herringbone stitch which I have repeated along a line. The sections were worked close together. When worked like this they produce a wide interesting band. I have not seen this variety documented …

Introducing block 15 on the “I dropped the button box” quilt

This morning I will be  introducing block 15 of the “I dropped the button box” quilt. As you can see there are 6 pieces of fabric in it. Fabric content: Piece 1: Silk from an after 5 dress. Piece 2: Cotton. This was sent to me in one of the first internet …

For the Love of Stitching Sampler – Band 139

This line of stitching is another experimental band which was created by working two overlapping lines of herringbone stitch which have been caught at the cross bar with a little stitch that was woven through the bars. Thread: Perle thread  #5 Fabric: This section of my sampler is worked on cream …

For the Love of Stitching Sampler – Band 138

This band of stitching is created by working two lines of overlapping herringbone stitch and then interlacing them with a third thread.    Thread: Perle thread #5 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 …