For the Love of Stitching 571 and 572

This is a silk ribbon embroidery motif  of wisteria is on section 40 of the For Love of Stitching Band Sampler. At the base I have some iris. 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) …

Pekinese Stitch

Pekinese stitch Pekinese stitch is also known as Chinese stitch since it is found on Chinese embroideries worked in silk, row-upon-row —sometimes 30-40 stitches to the inch. The stitch creates a heavy line which can follow a curve well, making it ideal to use as a linear stitch. This stitch …

Block 60 on I dropped the Button Box Quilt

At first glance block 59 looks a bit dull but on the quilt is sits well. The tones are designed to fit in with the diagonal bands of colour on the I Dropped the Button Box quilt. If you want to see the quilt again, visit the CQ details FAQ …

For the Love of Stitching 570

This is a silk ribbon embroidery motif  on 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 fabric which are …

CQ Detail 401

This button cluster is found on block 59 of the I Dropped the Button Box quilt . Apart from the large brown button towards the top they are all modern buttons. What is the story? This regularly published series aims to illustrate and document the hand embroidered seams, embellishments and decorations …