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 …

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 …

CQ Detail 242

Crazy quilt detail: This charm sits on piece 7, on block 36. What is the story? This regularly published series aims to illustrate and document the hand embroidered seams, embellishments and decorations on my crazy quilt I dropped the button box. All articles are categorised in the projects under Crazy Quilt details which enables readers to …