Needlework Detail 625 on the For love of Stitching Band Sampler

needlework sampler section 46The detail below is part of a  free form embroidery with an Australian theme on  my Love of Stitching Band Sampler. You can read more about it in the article where I introduced section 46  or click on the sampler for a larger view and to be taken to the article.

Stitches Used:

Chain stitch, whipped back stitch, French knots, buttonhole wheels, buttonhole wheel cups, drizzle stitch, bullion knots, Portuguese stem stitch, buttonhole, 3 buttons off mens workshirts wood and shell beads

Threads:

  • stranded cotton floss
  • cotton chenille,
  • cotton crochet thread,
  • coton a broder,
  • hand dyed wool which is about the same weight as Appletons,
  • hand dyed Danish cotton which feels and works up in a similar way to coton a broder and has little sheen

Band sampler detail

Fabric:

Patched cotton fabrics.

Date:

This section of the sampler was worked in late 2009.

Size:

This area is a section in my  Love of Stitching Band Sampler which is 15 cm (6 inches) wide and currently measures 96 feet 5 inches (2,938.78 centimetres), or  32.138 yards which is 29.3878 meters. It is still growing…

Sampler FAQ
If you want to know more and read the full story on this piece visit the Sampler FAQ page or you can work back through the series of articles by reading them in the the Love of Stitching Band Sampler category.

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