How to hand embroider Beaded Vandyke stitch

Beaded Vandyke stitch as the name suggests is a beaded version of the very popular Vandyke stitch. If you need  to jog your memory directions on how to work it are here. Regular Vandyke stitch is often used as a border which means the beaded version would make a nice edging on …

Detail 657 on my Freeform Hand Embroidery Sampler

Today I would like share another  hand embroidered detail on section 50 on my Love of Stitching Band Sampler. Fabric: As I explained when I introduced readers to this section of the sampler I pieced together all sorts of scraps that had left over from other projects. I felt I was …