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 cotton, Coral stitch, Cretan stitch worked in Cotton Perle # 5, Eastern stitch worked in Cotton Perle # 8, Palistrina stitch Cotton Perle #3 and whipped back stitch worked in contrasting coloured threads.
The foundation fabric is a hand dyed 18cnt Aida
This section of the sampler was worked February 2010.
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…
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