For the love of Stitching sampler band 530

This area is part of section 36 on of the For Love of Stitching band sampler.  This area is an experiment in Algerian eye stitches and its variations combined with beads and French knots. Thread: The threads are mixed as in this section you will see wool, perle#8 and perle#5 cotton …

Work in Progress Wednesday

This year I hope to have the odd entry where I share some of the processes I use. Most of them I think of as simple little techniques or approaches to a problem. They are methods I have developed over the years and I hope that readers find them useful. I …

Fly Stitch

Fly stitch is a simple stitch that can be used for many things, such as in the sample above. In this piece of contemporary embroidery, I worked fly stitch in stranded cotton floss, perle #8 cotton, perle #12 cotton over layers of chiffon and net to produce a watery effect. …