For the Love of Stitching Sampler – Band 197

Stitches This is simple a line of chain stitch that has been worked in a thicker than normal thread. Thread  An 4 ply acrylic knitting yarn with a metallic thread through it. Fabric: Linen hand dyed Dyes:  Procion dyes used on the fabric Size: The sampler is 15 cm (6 inches) …

For the Love of Stitching Sampler – Band 196

Stitches This is simple a line of detached chain stitches that are interlaced with a thicker thread. Thread  A cotton is DMC  perle 5 and the interlacing thread is weaving yarn with a metallic thread through it which means it looks better in life. Fabric: Linen hand dyed Dyes:  Procion …

Introducing block 24 on the “I dropped the button box” quilt

This morning I would like to introduce block 24! I find this one has always appealed to me perhaps it is hte the little button shaped like a house but I hope readers enjoy it too. Fabric content: Piece 1: Vintage cotton Piece 2: Velvet Piece 3: Polyester soft furnishing …

Sites worth exploring: The Visual Dictionary

Anyone who enjoys quirky signs and signage will enjoy this site. The Visual Dictionary is described as …”a collection of words in the real world. Photographs of signage, graffiti, advertising, tattoos, you name it, we’re trying to catalogue it.” With over seven and half thousand images they have got a …