For the love of Stitching Band 562

This band is on section 39 of the Love of Stitch Band Sampler. For the full story of this piece visit the Sampler FAQ page. On this area of my sampler I was experimenting with a simple border pattern that could be used on crazy quilting. Size: The For Love of Stitching …

CQ Detail 393

This seam on block 58 of the I dropped the button box quilt is made by lacing a double row of running stitches. The thread is rayon. What is the story? This regularly published series aims to illustrate and document the hand embroidered seams, embellishments and decorations on my crazy quilt I dropped …

How to Hand Embroider Palestrina Stitch

After fussing and carrying on and spending and age hunched over various stitch dictionaries I have decided that there are two versions of Palestrina stitch. One is worked vertically producing a neat knotted line and the second is worked horizontally producing  a knotted line. Each knot has an ‘arm’ that …

For the love of Stitching Band 561

This band is on section 39 of the Love of Stitch Band Sampler for the story of this piece visit the Sampler FAQ page. On this area of my sampler I was experimenting with darning patterns. As you can see St Patricks passed as I stitched. St Pats day is …