This seam is embellished first with some lace then some small embroidered rose buds. The rose buds are made of bullion knots worked in hand dyed wool and the bud is fly stitch worked in perle #8 cotton which is also hand dyed.
This section of the sampler was worked during 2007.
The For Love of Stitching Band Sampler is 15 cm (6 inches) wide. It consists of different strips of fabric which are are stitched together to form one long strip. It currently measures 24.8 yards or 22.75 metres long and I have more bands to add.
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