For the Love of Stitching Sampler – Band 195

Stitches This band of stitching  consists of 2 rows of chain braid stitch Thread  A thick cotton with a firm twist that is about the same weight as perle 3 Fabric: Linen hand dyed Dyes:  Procion dyes the fabric Size: The sampler is 15 cm (6 inches) wide and all …

For the Love of Stitching Sampler – Band 194

Stitches This band of stitching  consists of 5 rows of chain stitch. Three rows are threaded with metallic thread and these are spaced between  two rows of whipped chain stitch. The whipping was done in the same metallic thread. Thread  Hand dyed cotton laced with a metallic yarn called Excel Fabric: …

Sites worth bookmarking: Hoop love

If you enjoy vintage embroidery or collect vintage embroidery transfers this site is worth bookmarking and browsing regularly. Hoop love is a  flickr group devoted to sharing vintage embroidery transfers that are out of copyright. There are thousands  of designs that have been posted to the group. If you are as …

For the Love of Stitching Sampler – Section 13

It is time to introduce section 13 of the For love of stitching band sampler. As you can see it is only small. I was going to work a sampler of chain stitches but I broke the routine because I had to work samples for a course I was writing. …