For the Love of Stitching Sampler band 548

This area is part of section 37 on the For Love of Stitching band sampler.  Size: 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 …

Friday Freebie Corticelli Home Needlework online

Happy Easter everyone! I said in my blog move I found some gems in the archive this is first of few wonderful rediscoveries. I hope you enjoy it for this weeks Friday freebie. I think readers will enjoy this delicious link. Corticelli Home Needlework which was published in 1898 is …

Introducing block 56 of the I Dropped the Button Box quilt

Block 56 is another block made up of stronger colours and tones designed to fit in with the diagonal bands of colour on the quilt  Just as a reminder to reader if you ever want to see the quilt visit the CQ details FAQ page as there is a photograph …

How to hand embroider Satin Stitch

Satin stitch which is also known as damask stitch is one of the oldest embroidery stitches found and it is worked on traditional embroideries in practically every country of the globe. Traditional embroiderers of China and Japan excelled in the use of this stitch yet it is quite a simple …