Detail 656 on my Freeform Hand Embroidery Sampler

The detail below is an area on section 50 on my Love of Stitching Band Sampler which was worked between March and May 2010. Needless to say Autumn starts in March in Australia Fabric The foundation fabric is a hand dyed 18 cnt Aida   Stitches Used The word Autumn is …

Long Tail Chain Stitch Plain, beaded and whipped

Long tail chain is also known as long arm chain and Long leg chain!  With all these tails arms and legs you would think we are talking about a beast of stitch but it is not the case. Long tail Chain Stitch is a stitch of hidden talents as it …

Quilting – Just a Little Bit Crazy: A Review

Allie Aller and Valerie Bothell have worked together to bring out a book on crazy quilting that has a slightly different take on the topic. Quilting – Just a Little Bit Crazy: A Marriage of Traditional & Crazy Quilting and that is what it is!  Allie Aller and Valerie Bothell …