For the Love of Stitching Sampler – Band 336

Stitches This seam on section 25  is a wisteria vine created from detached chain, French knots, and stem stitch in hand dyed perle cotton. Date: This section of the sampler was worked during 2007.   Size:   The For Love of Stitching Band Sampler is 15 cm (6 inches) wide. It consists of different strips of …

Introducing block 28 on the “I dropped the button box” quilt

It is time to introduce block 28. This block is always difficult to photograph as it is highly textured but I hope you will enjoy it. Fabric content: Piece 1: Cotton Piece 2: Cotton Piece 3: Metallic after five fabric Piece 4: Cotton covered with lace Piece 5: Silk Piece …

For the Love of Stitching Sampler – Band 335

Stitches This detail on sampler section 25, is a prairie point made of wide ribbon which has been decorated with straight stitches and seed beads. Date: This section of the sampler was worked during 2007. Size: The For Love of Stitching Band Sampler is 15 cm (6 inches) wide. It consists of different strips of …

Sorbello Stitch Step By Step Tutorial

Sorbello stitch is an evenweave hand embroidery stitch that originated in the village of Sorbello in Italy and most people encounter it in traditional embroidery. It looks like a cross stitch with a knot in the middle –  a textured cross stitch. This stitch is usually worked on a grid which means you …