For the Love of Stitching Sampler Band 541

For the Love of Stitching Sampler Band 541

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This band  consists of half Algerian eye stitches.


The thread is hand dyed silk.


A cotton linen mix that is 22 count


This section of the sampler was worked February 2009.


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.

Sampler FAQ
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Do you want to browse previous articles in the series? You can find them easily in the  Love of Stitching Band Sampler category.


  1. As I have been unwell for some time and also my PC has been out of action I have dropped behind and decided not to stitch a new sample of couching. I'll choose a small block done previously for TAST 2007 for the current Sampler.
    Some of my previous couching is in this flickr mosaic photo:
    I wasn't able to post links for Detached Chain and Chain Stitch at the right time but they are now on my blog:

  2. I've done the Algerian eye stitch on aida cloth and linen, but I'm wondering about using it on silk, muslin or other fabrics in crazy quilting. Are there any tricks to keep it even?

    Nancy Larsen

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