This pattern is a traditional cross stitch design.
This band is worked in a hand dyed cotton.
This section of my sampler is worked on Aida
Procion cold water dyes for the threads
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.
This section of the sampler was finished in November 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.
This is a lovely reminder of how a very simple piece of stitching can be so beautiful — I wish I was always so inspired!