Work in Progress Wednesday:CQ Journal block 2

I managed to complete my February block for the Crazy Quilt Journal Project 2012 on the last day of the month. To be honest I did not think I would meet the deadline. As February closes summer begins to shift towards Autumn and I took my colour scheme from that mood. …

Couching Stitch

Couching is a wonderful technique that many embroiderers forget about, but it is easy to do and a wonderful way to use interesting textured novelty threads in your embroidery. You can create wonderful surfaces by couching down threads and then embroidering over the top of them. Combined with beads and …

For the Love of Stitching Sampler Band 540

This band is an experiment with half Algerian Eye stitches Thread: The thread is hand dyed silk. Fabric: A cotton linen mix that is 22 count Date: This section of the sampler was worked February 2009. Size: The For Love of Stitching Band Sampler is 15 cm (6 inches) wide. It consists …

For the Love of Stitching Sampler Band 539

A pattern of back stitch and part Algerian Eye stitches. Thread: The thread is hand dyed silk. Fabric: A cotton linen mix that is 22 count Date: This section of the sampler was worked February 2009. Size: The For Love of Stitching Band Sampler is 15 cm (6 inches) wide. It consists …