For the Love of Stitching Sampler – Band 392

This band is part of section 30 on the For Love of Stitching band sampler . The is pattern created by working  a combination of buttonhole stitch with the arms at different heights along the line.  Detached chain stitch (lazy daisy stitch)  and beads were added last. Threads The apricot stranded cotton floss and the buttonhole …

CQ Detail 238

Detail: This is the first detail on block 36. It is a slipped detached chain stitches further embellished with beads and sequins. 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 …

For the Love of Stitching Sampler – Band 391

This band which is part of section 30 on the For Love of Stitching band sampler .  The is pattern created by first working two lines of buttonhole stitch with the arms at different heights to make triangular formations along the line.  In the peaks and valleys I have added a small flower motif. Seed beads …

Introducing block 36 in the I Dropped the Button Box crazy quilt

Gosh one day it feels like an age since I started documenting this quilt then the next day I am surprised to be moving on to another block. It is time to introduce Block 36 which is another that has a strong colour scheme. I hope you will enjoy the …

For the Love of Stitching Sampler – Band 390

This is the first part of  section 30 on the For Love of Stitching band sampler. This is part of the border which is a mix of canvas stitches worked in different threads. Threads Wool, DMC stranded cotton floss, rayon ribbon floss, perle #5 (DMC) Fabric: 26 cnt linen Size: The For …