Detail 635 on the For love of Stitching Band Sampler

This band on section 47 of my For love of Stitching band sampler which was stitched in December 2009. The sampler is in Christmas colours of reds, greens and gold. Stitches Used: Raised Herringbone band which I shared on Take a Stitch Tuesday. Threads: rayon thread silk bunka  yarn Size: This area …

Buttonhole Picot — 2 Versions

Buttonhole Picot These are two versions of Buttonhole Picot Stitch that I use. The first version — and the one most often documented, has a picot made of a bullion stitch. The second version is easier to work, as the picot is made of three chain stitches. The second version interests …

Crazy Quilt Seam Detail 459

On this seam I covered it with zigzag chain stitch then added small seed beads to the points of each stitch. This seam detail is on block 69 of the I dropped the button box Quilt. What is the story? This regular series illustrates the hand embroidered seams, embellishments and decorations …

Detail 634 on the For love of Stitching Band Sampler

This band on section 47 of my For love of Stitching band sampler which was stitched in December 2009. The sampler is in Christmas colours of reds, greens and gold. Stitches Used: Cloud filling stitch which I shared on Take a Stitch Tuesday. Threads: Rayon thread Silk Size: This area is a section …