For the Love of Stitching 566

This is a silk ribbon embroidery band which starts of the section 40 of the For Love of Stitching Band Sampler. For the full story of this piece visit the Sampler FAQ page. Size: The For Love of Stitching Band Sampler is 15 cm (6 inches) wide. It consists of different strips of …

Friday Freebie Hand Embroidery Pattern

You can work this design in outline stitches using back stitch, threaded back stitch, chain, whipped chain, stem stitch, or whipped stem stitch. You will find all of these stitches listed in my Stitch Dictionary Click on the thumbnail as it will take you to a larger version of the …

Section 40 of the Band Sampler

Time to introduce the section of my long band sampler. I completed Section 40 of  the For Love of Stitching Band Sampler in March of 2009. It is stitched on tea towel linen using silk ribbon. This part of the sampler was made for a Silk Ribbon Embroidery Class that I …

Basque stitch

Basque Stitch As the name suggests, Basque stitch is found on old embroideries from the Basque region of northern Spain. You also find it used on embroidery from Portugal and southern France. Basque stitch is also known as twisted daisy border stitch. It is a sort of twisted chain stitch, …

CQ detail 396

This seam is found on block 59 of the I Dropped the Button Box quilt . I laced running stitch with a metallic thread. 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 …