The line of herringbone stitches are worked in a hand dyed cotton thread about the same weight as perle 5 and chenille yarn which is also hand dyed.
This was worked on a a foundation fabric of dress/ tea towel linen
Procion dyes used on the thread
The sampler is 15 cm (6 inches) wide and all sections are stitched together in one long band sampler.
The For Love of Stitching Band Sampler currently measures 96 feet 5 inches (2,938.78 centimeters), or 32.138 yards which is 29.3878 meters. It is still growing… you can find out more about this sampler here
This section of the sampler was worked during 2007.
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