I was experimenting with laced crested chain stitch.
Hand dyed silk cotton thread, laced with a black knitting yarn that has metal thread running through it.
Hand dyed Aida cotton
This section of the sampler was worked mid to late 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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