This motif is whipped stem stitch a small detached chain stitch and bead. It is worked using a perle #8 cotton thread which was hand dyed by me using procion dyes.
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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All posts in the series are in the category the Love of Stitching Band Sampler.