For the Love of Stitching Sampler – Band 510

This area is to be found on Section 33 of the For Love of Stitching band sampler.  I was experimenting with varieties of chain stitch. Stitches Used: Chain stitch, Oyster chin, crested chain, long tailed chain, twisted chain, barred chain. Threads: Hand dyed silk thread, wool, cotton a broder,cotton perle …

Introducing block 51 on the “I dropped the button box” quilt

Block 51 is a favourite. Not so much that the block is any great shakes but I really like the fabric in the bottom left hand corner. Also there is a button that is from a soldiers uniform. It is a bit battered about and I often wonder why. Over …

For the Love of Stitching Sampler – Band 509

This area is to be found on Section 33 of the For Love of Stitching band sampler.  It is another of those ‘journal’ break outs on the sampler as it records a trip I took to Christchurch, NewZealand while worrying about bad financial news. Stitches Used: Back stitch Threads: Hand …