Detail 661 and 662 on my Freeform Hand Embroidery Sampler

Sampler section 50
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 thread I used was a cotton stranded floss.  

hand embroidery detail on needlework sampler

Detail 662

hand embroidery detail on needlework sampler

Detail 662 is made up of blocks of Vandyke stitch to which I added plastic beads to.


This section of the sampler was worked between March and May 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…

Sampler FAQ
If you want to know more about this piece visit the Sampler FAQ page or you can work back through the series of articles by reading them in the the Love of Stitching Band Sampler category.

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