For the Love of Stitching Sampler band 552

This area is part of section 38 on the For Love of Stitching band sampler. This band is adapted needleweaving worked to represent charred and burnt tree trunks. I explained when I introduced this section I created the sampler after the Victorian fires. Size: The For Love of Stitching Band Sampler is 15 cm (6 inches) wide. …

Friday Freebie a Hand Embroidery Pattern

This design could be worked in outline stitches or some of the lines could be couched. Another way of working this design would be to combine it with fused applique and beading. It can be embroidered as a motif on a crazy quilting patch too. If you click on the thumbnail it …

Crossed Buttonhole Stitch

Crossed buttonhole stitch is an interesting variety of buttonhole. You can create patterns and interesting borders with this stitch. How to embroider Crossed Buttonhole Stitch You need to know basic buttonhole to work this stitch, as it consists of pairs of angled buttonhole stitches which are crossed. Work between two imaginary …