For the Love of Stitching Sample 599

This area is found on part 42 of The for Love of Stitching Band Sampler. Stitches Used: Algerian Eye stitch, straight satin stitch, sequins and seed beads Thread: Hand dyed perle #5 perle cotton Hand dyed wool Caron watercolours  1 strand of #5 perle cotton Fabric: Linda 27 count evenweave …

Work in Progress Wednesday Block 28 complete

Well I have not yet got  my stitching racing fingers on but I am progressing as I have another block done towards my next crazy quilt I am calling my Lace quilt. The block is 7 inches square. If you click on the block it should take you to  larger …

Inverted Feather Stitch

Inverted feather stitch This stitch is called Inverted feather stitch but it is very unlike a feather stitch. I found this stitch in an old fashioned stitch book by Anne Butler called Embroidery Stitches. You can build up this stitch, line upon line to create pattern fills. It is also …

Crazy Quilt Seam Detail 427

This is an embellished seam on block 63 of the I dropped the Button Box Quilt. The seam is first covered with a braid then along the edge of the seam I worked little flower motifs made up of straight stitches, cast on stitches and detached chain stitches. I used a …

For the Love of Stitching Sample 598

This area is found on part 42 of The for Love of Stitching Band Sampler. Stitches Used: It is a version of wave stitch which is worked on a foundation of blocks of satin stitch then threaded with tubular knitting yarn. It was an experiment which was fun to do. …

Friday Freebie a free book online

I am having a tidy up of PDF files I have down loaded at various times and printing them out as I have found that leaving them on the computer means they get forgotten if I am not careful. So expect a few more pointers to gems like this over …