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 …

Introducing Block 76 on the I Dropped the Button Box Quilt

Today I would like to share with readers a pattern for Block 76 which is a natural colour scheme. It is made to sit next to block 75 that has a neutral bone colour scheme. Block 76 has much more colour in it. (click on the block to see a …

Details 658, 659 and 660 on my Freeform Hand Embroidery Sampler

The detail below is an area on section 50 on my Love of Stitching Band Sampler. Fabric: The foundation fabric is some recycled linen that I found in a charity shop. Originally the line was a set of placemats that had stains on them. I  dyed the linen but it was still …