Work in Progress Wednesday

I would like share the start of another Crazy Quilt Journal Project block.  This is the block for November! I am on the homeward run for this challenge. I have been playing catch up for ages. Hopefully in the next week or so I will be able to share the finished block. …

How to hand embroider Portuguese Border Stitch

Portuguese Border Stitch forms a highly textured braid like stitch, which is a heap of fun to work. With this stitch you can also change threads when you work the top layer. The stitch forms good ridge and is ideal to use for strong lines or stacked side by side to …

For the Love of Stitching Sample 590

This area is found on part 42 of The for Love of Stitching Band Sampler. Stitches Used: Back stitch Thread: Hand dyed silk Fabric: Linda 27 count evenweave Date: This section of the sampler was worked mid 2009. Size: The For Love of Stitching Band Sampler is 15 cm (6 inches) wide …

Crazy Quilt Seam Detail 419

This seam is embellished with some commercial braid that I added zig zag chain stitch to using rayon ribbon floss. I then added straight stitches and seed beads. The seam is found on  block 62 of the I dropped the Button Box Quilt. What is the story? This regularly published …