For the Love of Stitching Sampler Band 615

For the Love of Stitching Sampler Band 615

hand embroidery detail on needlework stitching samplerThis area is found on section 44 of The for Love of Stitching Band Sampler. This is the last little area of that section and it is another autobiographical snippet.

We went to Christchurch New Zealand to see Eve our daughter perform in a show called Lydian age. As many regular readers know my daughter earns her living a circus performer and in this show she combined the use of stilts and trapeze. That is not easy as the stilts effect your centre of balance and when you are on a trapeze that sort of compounds the issue!

Anyway to me delight there are still a few clips around on You Tube which readers might like to view.

The show was 45 minutes long and quite demanding for 2 performers.This slide show catches the mood of the show a bit


This section of the sampler was worked second half of 2009.


The For Love of Stitching Band Sampler is 15 cm (6 inches) wide and consists of different strips of fabric which are stitched together to form one long strip. It currently measures 96 feet 5 inches (2,938.78 centimetres), or  32.138 yards which is 29.3878 meters. It is still growing…

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All posts in the series are in the category  the Love of Stitching Band Sampler.


  1. Now that wasn’t here when I did my morning blog reads. But what a great and economical storage method, especially since my DH doesn’t have a lathe or do wood work. Thanks for posting it.

    Marilyn in Alberta

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