This area is found on section 41 of The for Love of Stitching Band Sampler. It is a variation on Italian border stitch. I worked it using a hand dyed silk thread that is the same thickness as cotton perle #5 . The linen background is also dyed using procion MX dyes.
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 one long strip. It currently measures 96 feet 5 inches (2,938.78 centimeters), or 32.138 yards which is 29.3878 meters. It is still growing…
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