A tutorial for new variety of silk ribbon rose

Over on Stitchin Fingers we have a tutorial for a new variety of silk ribbon rose. On the Stitchin Fingers site, if you look along the tabs you will see a new tutorial tab and the first tutorial on the site is  a Silk ribbon embroidery tutorial on how to work “Lucy’s Rose” …

For the Love of Stitching Sampler – Band 397

The is pattern created by working  a combination of buttonhole and straight stitches and long vintage bugle beads   Threads Perle #5 cotton, a matt Danish cotton hand dyed by me. Fabric: 26 cnt linen Size: The For Love of Stitching Band Sampler is 15 cm (6 inches) wide. It consists of different …

The smallest stop-motion animation character knits!

“Dot” is a  9-mm-tall figure that runs through a magical world made up of a piece of fabric that has begun to unravel. The film has broken the Guinness World Record for being the smallest stop-motion animation character in a film. Animators at Aardman Animations in the UK, speak about …

Raised Close Herringbone Stitch

Raised Close Herringbone The Raised Close Herringbone stitch is usually worked in the shape of leaves and incorporated in floral sprays. It is a self-padding stitch which adds texture and interest to a spray.  I recommend using a blunt tapestry needle when working Raised Close Herringbone Stitch. This avoids splitting …

For the Love of Stitching Sampler – Band 396

This band is part of the border on section 30 on the For Love of Stitching band sampler. The is pattern created by working  a combination of canvas stitches Threads Wool, DMC stranded cotton floss, rayon, a mix of wool and metallic thread, cotton, perle #8 cotton, rayon ribbon floss Fabric: 26 cnt linen …