Work in Progress Wednesdays

This piece of crazy quilting is a part of my latest project which as regular readers will now is a hussif , a type of traditional sewing caddy. This piece will be a pouch/roll that will sit inside the hussif. If you click on the image you will see a large version. …

How to embroider Beaded Buttonhole stitch

Beaded buttonhole is fun version of regular buttonhole – and there are lots of varieties to explore with this too. It is advisable that you know how to work regular buttonhole stitch before embarking on this variety. With this stitch the beading is done during the stitching process not added …

Auction of TAST sampler by the Embroiderers’ Association of Canada

Peggy Kimble has donated her TAST sampler to Embroiderers’ Association of Canada and they are currently up for auction online. The sampler is stitched on blue and white twill measuring 6.5 x 57 inches (916.51 x 144.78 cm). The auction will run for another 2 weeks Details are here!

Detail 661 and 662 on my Freeform Hand Embroidery Sampler

I have two details to share with you today. Both are from  section 50 on my Love of Stitching Band Sampler. Stitches Used The first detail  is possibly one of the best beginner stitches of the pulled thread group as Wave stitch is quick easy to count and worked in lines across the fabric. The …