For the Love of Stitching Sampler – Band 439

This band of stitching on Section 32 of the For Love of Stitching Band Sampler  is made up of two lines of herringbone worked on top of each other. The top line in taller and tied with a running stitch. Seed beads sit along both edges. Threads: Hand dyed cotton perle #5, wool …

For the Love of Stitching Sampler – Band 438

This band of stitching on Section 32 of the For Love of Stitching Band Sampler  is made up of a a row of double herringbone, detached chain stitch for the leaves, straight stitch for the stems and cast on stitch for the flowers. Seed beads have been added to the herringbone and to …

Introducing block 41 on the I Dropped the Button Box crazy quilt

With the new year I am now about to start documenting block 41 of the I dropped the button box quilt. This block is in tones of buttery yellow and soft browns with a smidgen of gold. Many of the fabric pieces were scraps that from a regular quilt I …