For the Love of Stitching Sample 610

This area is found on section 44 of The for Love of Stitching Band Sampler. Stitches Used: Sorbello stitch, and beads Thread: Perle #5  cotton Fabric: Hand dyed hardanger fabric Date: This section of the sampler was worked second half of 2009. Size: The For Love of Stitching Band Sampler is 15 …

Work in Progress Wednesday Block 31 completed

I have managed to complete block 31 for my lace quilt. As I mentioned in my last Work in progress report I had been faffing about trying to find the right thing for it. For all that, I am quite happy with how it turned out. If you click on …

Breton Stitch

Breton stitch is based on closed herringbone stitch, making it a member of the herringbone family. If you know how to work herringbone you will discover the working rhythm of the stitch much easier to establish. Breton stitch is also known as widow’s stitch. This stitch is easy and quick …

For the Love of Stitching Sample 609

This area is found on section 44 of The for Love of Stitching Band Sampler. As you can see it marks the 40th anniversary of the moon landing. Stitches Used: Sorbello stitch ( in the top area of the image) Thread: A mix of threads such as hand dyed #5 …

Work in Progress Wednesday Block 31 still going

Well I have not had a lot of time to stitch this week but post my progress anyway. I have been  faffing around in a most frustrating manner. Trying to decided if I want to do this or that, pulling out bits of lace and thread and beads etc having …