Work in Progress Wednesday CQJP block done!

Well I had my racing stitching fingers on this week. Yes! That is what I said racing stitching fingers! Not sure where I found them but I had them on for sure as I managed to complete the September  Crazy Quilt Journal Project block. Click on th eimage and you will …

Closed Base Needlewoven Picot Tutorial

Closed base needlewoven picot or needlewoven picot leaf  stitch when complete is very leaf like so you can use it any floral motif. This is a stitch that stands proud of the fabric and people find it amusing and cute. It takes a little time to work and quite a bit of thread but …

For the Love of Stitching Sampler Band 587

This band is diamond stitch worked in hand dyed silk thread on area on section 41 of The for Love of Stitching Band Sampler. Size: The For Love of Stitching Band Sampler is 15 cm (6 inches) wide. It consists of different strips of fabric which are are stitched together to form …

Crazy Quilt Detail 416

This seam is on block 61 of the I dropped the Button Box Quilt. It is a simple edge of buttonhole stitch worked along the side of some vintage lace. What is the story? This regularly published series aims to illustrate and document the hand embroidered seams, embellishments and decorations on my …

For the Love of Stitching Sampler Band 586

This area is found on section 41 of The for Love of Stitching Band Sampler. I worked knotted loop stitch in a free form manner using a variety of hand dyed threads including silk, wool, and cotton. The background linen fabric was dyed with Procion MX dyes. Size: The For Love …