Work in Progress Wednesday CQ journal block for May

Work in Progress Wednesdays seem to arrive very quickly this year! As I have mentioned before this year I am participating in the Crazy Quilt Journal Project 2012 but it seems to keep me running. Here is my block for May. A quieter Month here as the weather is getting …

Knotted Cretan

I think Knotted Cretan stitch is one of my favourite stitches as you can easily work on  gradual curves well to create meandering lines in organic designs. Ordinary Cretan stitch is flat, this version is textured. The knots formed on the spine create texture and change the feel and look of the …

For the Love of Stitching Sampler Band 556

This band is worked in  cross stitch and Algerian Eye stitch using hand dyed cotton. The thread was dyed by me with Procion dyes. 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 …