Friday Freebie Hand Embroidery Pattern

Click on the thumbnail as it will take you to a larger version of the image. This design could be worked 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 …

For the love of Stitching Band 563

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 pattern of Algerian Eye stitch . Size: The For Love of Stitching Band Sampler is 15 cm …

Work in Progress Wednesday Tips for managing large projects

Last week I was asked how I manage large projects. I thought I would share a few tips alongside my latest block for the lace quilt. This block 24. If you click on the image you will see a large photo. Ok so here are my tips to manage large …

Bonnet stitch

Bonnet stitch The Bonnet stitch is a variation of buttonhole that forms a line of stitches which have upright twisted looped prongs. Jan Eaton in her Complete Stitch Encyclopedia states that she found this stitch in a 1923 issue of Embroidery Magazine. Some stitches, you look at the directions and they …

CQ Detail 394

This cluster of buttons over crochet lace is the dominant feature on block 58 of the I dropped the button box quilt. 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 …