This band of stitching on Section 32 of the For Love of Stitching Band Sampler is two lines of herringbone. A bottom smaller line is worked then over the top a tall line is worked. The line is tied with running stitch the bottom row is tied with seed beads. Cross stitches are worked in between the V formations of the herringbone.
Wool, metallic thread and hand dyed cotton perle #5 , perle #8
26 cnt linen
This section of the sampler was worked during April and May of 2008.
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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