Introducing Block 74 on the I Dropped the Button Box Quilt

Today I would like to share with readers a pattern for Block 74 which has a really bright colour scheme. On its own it looks a bit gah! But it sits ok in the quilt itself. Click on the block to see a larger view In the top left corner …

Details 651 on my Freeform Embroidery Sampler

The photo below is a detail on section 49 on my Love of Stitching Band Sampler. I have turned the photo sideways as these bands run vertically down the sampler. As a reminder here is the sampler created to celebrate the year of the Tiger. Stitches Used: The top two …

Details 650 on my Freeform Embroidery Sampler

The detail below is an area on section 49 on my Love of Stitching Band Sampler. Stitches Used from left to right: Whipped Back stitch worked in Cotton Perle # 5 , Portuguese stem stitch worked in Rayon ribbon floss, Vandyke stitch (I was playing with the spacing) using crochet …