For the Love of Stitching Sampler – Band 355

Stitches This band of stitching is made up of two rows of tied  herringbone stitch Thread  The herringbone is worked in DMC perle #8 thread and it is tied with a hand dyed cotton . Fabric: Linda, 27cnt evenweave fabric produced by Zweigart Dyes:  Procion dyes for the cotton thread …

Art Journal technique: Gesso as a base

All  are textiles of one sort or another that have been glued to card using PVA. Usually bits of lace, net, machine embroidery, quilting scraps, rough samples, etc. The piece below even has cheap plastic buttons stitched to it. I often get asked how I made these. (They are photos …

For the Love of Stitching Sampler – Band 354

Stitches This band of stitching is made up of an arrangement of straight stitches and detached chain stitch. Thread  This band is worked in a cotton thread that is same thickness as  perle #8 thread. The thread was hand dyed by me. Fabric: Linda, 27cnt evenweave fabric produced by Zweigart …