For the Love of Stitching Sampler – Band 320

For the Love of Stitching Sampler – Band 320

Stitches

This motif is made up of detached chain stitches, feather stitch, and fly stitch.  Seed beads are used in the middle of flower. The scallops along the base are chain stitch.

Thread 

A hand dyed silk and cotton

Fabric:

Dress linen

Dyes: 

Procion dyes used on the thread

Size:

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.

Date:

This section of the sampler was worked during 2007.

 

Sampler FAQ
For the full back story on this piece visit the Sampler FAQ page.

 

All posts in the series are in the category  the Love of Stitching Band Sampler.


4 Comments

  1. I would just like to say that even though I don’t bead or embroider or do any hand stitching of any type, I love to look at your blog because the things you create are just so beautiful. You have a real gift. Thank you for sharing it.

    Sarah

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