For the Love of Stitching Sampler – Band 344

Detail This seam is embellished with half buttonhole wheels worked hand dyed in perle #8 thread. 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 fabric which are are …

For the Love of Stitching Sampler – Band 343

The detail When ever people look at  section 25  of the For Love of Stitching band sampler the area people notice first is the praying mantis. I saw a pattern in Inspirations 36 (page 63). I did not have a single thread that was recommended so I decided to adjust the design accordingly. In the …

Introducing block 29 of the “I dropped the button box” quilt

I hope people are still enjoying this series as it is time to introduce block 29. This block has dominant colours of rust red and blue Fabric content: Piece 1: Alight weight dress wool Piece 2: Cotton Piece 3: Cotton Piece 4: Damask Cotton hand dyed Piece 5: Velvet Piece …

Work in Progress Wednesday: Lace crazy quilt block 4

I have been a bit a miss as my work in progress reports but I do have another completed crazy quilt block for my lace quilt. I know it’s been a slow build to this quilt but life gets busy and I plan to get a move on with it, …

For the Love of Stitching Sampler – Band 342

The detail This embroidered seam on section 25  of the For Love of Stitching band sampler is arrow stitch which has been laced with a thicker ribbon. (The ribbon is a hand dyed knitting yarn) Date: This section of the sampler was worked during 2007.   Size:   The For Love of Stitching Band Sampler is …