Work in Progress Wednesday Block 30 started

I have started another block for my lace quilt. Once again  I have started some embroidery but there is still many areas to work!  The block is 7 inches square and the colours are a bit different. I have 4 blocks like this that will be part of this quilt …

Herringbone Square Stitch

Herringbone Square Stitch is a variety of Herringbone, as it is simply Herringbone worked in a square. Don’t let its simplicity deceive you. You can work it as an isolated motif stitch but it is a great stitch to arrange in patterns so that it becomes an interesting filler. You …

For the Love of Stitching Sample 604

This area is found on section 44 of The for Love of Stitching Band Sampler. Stitches Used: Diamond stitch, and bugle beads. Thread: Hand dyed perle #5 perle cotton Fabric: Hand Dyed Aida Date: This section of the sampler was worked second half of 2009. Size: The For Love of Stitching …

Crazy Quilt Seam Detail 430

This is an embellished seam on block 64 of the I dropped the Button Box Quilt. I covered the seam with oyster stitch treated like wheat ear stitch which I spaced well apart so I could add a bead between each unit. The embroidery is worked in rayon ribbon floss. What …

Section 44 of For the Love of Stitching Sampler

After the Winter of 2009 (when Mum died) I needed a lift, so come spring I started Section 44 of the sampler. Normally I use either 25 cnt linen, 28 cnt linen, or Aida for each section but this time in need of a different format  I  patchworked together hand …

How to Hand Embroider Triangular Feather Stitch

Triangular Feather Stitch is a variety of feather stitch. I am sure my readers who do crazy quilting will find it interesting and it is a fun stitch to add a bead to. I found Triangular feather stitch in a book by Edith John titled Creative Stitches. It is a …