For the Love of Stitching Sampler – Band 162

For the Love of Stitching Sampler – Band 162

Needlework Sampler detail 164Band description:

This design is a combination of canvas stitches. Crossed stitches included Rice stitch, cross stitch, Leviathan stitch, and Rhodes stitch. These are arranged between blocks of slanting straight stitches and sequins secured with a bead.

Sampler detail 164


This band is worked in a hand dyed wool and rayon ribbon floss.


This section is worked on Aida


Procion cold water dyes are used to dye the threads


The sampler is 15 cm (6 inches) wide and all sections are 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.

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One comment

  1. This is fabulous! I’ve used these stitches with my needlepoint for many years – but never arrived at a combination like this. I must try it – especially since I now have some fine new threads from your Artfire store. This has lots of possibilities, (and an axcuse to use sequins.)

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