Sites worth bookmarking: International Quilt Study Center

The International Quilt Study Center and Museum, University of Nebraska-Lincoln is a site that not enough quilters know about. The collection houses the largest publicly held quilt collection in the world. also their holdings are not limited to just American quilts as there are over 3500 quilts that range from from …

For the Love of Stitching Sampler – Band 479

This area is to be found on Section 33 of the For Love of Stitching band sampler. Stitches Used: Detached chain stitch,  sequins and beads Threads: Hand dyed cotton thread the same thickness as cotton perle #5 Fabric: Hand dyed Aida cotton Date: This section of the sampler was worked …

For the Love of Stitching Sampler – Band 478

This area is the first on Section 33 of the For Love of Stitching band sampler. Stitches Used: Stem stitch, chain stitch, whipped chain stitch, detached chain stitch, French knots Threads: Hand dyed silk thread the same thickness as cotton perle #8 Fabric: Hand dyed tea towel linen Date: This …