Detail 637 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: laced with chenille thread (it looks ok in …

Twisted Satin Stitch with and without a bead tutorial

Twisted Satin Stitch, with and without a bead are two delightfully simple yet versatile stitches. Both can be sprinkled across an area or arranged in patterns to create fills. Worked in a radial arrangement it creates small flower like motifs. You can work Twisted Satin Stitch in a line with the stitches pointing end …

Crazy Quilt Seam Detail 461

This area of block 69 on the I dropped the button box Quilt, illustrates 2 seams. the top is  chevron stitch worked in perle #5 cotton,  threaded with a ribbon knitting yarn. The second is herringbone stitch worked in perle #5 cotton and tied with seed beads. What is the …