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

Palestrina stitch produces a neat knotted line that will hold a curve well. Each knot has an ‘arm’ that can be varied in length to add variety and interest to the stitch. This stitch can be used as a linear stitch or to outline shapes in a design. A firm twisted thread, such …

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 …

CQ Detail 392

This  seam on block 58 is made up of alternating buttonhole which is decorated with detached chain stitches and seed beads. 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 the button box. All articles are categorised in …