This area on section 28 of the For the Love of Stitching band sampler is a pattern of straight stitches which have been pulled at different tensions.
Perle #8 (DMC)
26 cnt linen
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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