Sites worth bookmarking: Gathering the Jewels

Gathering the Jewels houses over 30,000 images of objects, books, and other items from museums, archives and libraries throughout Wales.  I was delighted to discover they have a crazy patchwork quilt dated 1884. (Screenshot above)  You can browse the site by theme or use the search feature for a more …

For the Love of Stitching Sampler – Band 134

This band of stitching is created by lacing a line of  herringbone stitch. The stitch is laced as if you were working Twisted lattice band Thread: Perle thread #5, laced with rayon ribbon floss. Fabric: This section of my sampler is worked on an uneven weave as it is cream dress …