Detail 667 and 668 on my Freeform Hand Embroidery Sampler

Today I have a detail from  section 50 on my Love of Stitching Band Sampler Stitches Used This detail is is simply cretan stitch worked row upon row in a hand dyed silk thread. The fabric Aida which has been hand dyed too. In between the rows I stitched bugle beads Detail …

Introducing Block 77 on the I Dropped the Button Box Quilt

Today I would like to share  Block 77 on my I Dropped the Button Box quilt which looks a bit dull taken out of context however it fits the set of the quilt as part of the diagonal line that runs across the quilt. It is an example of choosing colours …

Crazy Quilt seam detail 505

This series Crazy Quilt details  highlight the hand embroidered seams and embellishments on the blocks that make up my crazy quilt I dropped the button box. For a free pattern of the block and information about the fabrics I used when I made up the block click on the block thumbnail. This cluster of buttons on block …

Detail 666 on my Freeform Hand Embroidery Sampler

Today I have a detail from  section 50 on my Love of Stitching Band Sampler Stitches Used This detail is worked in perle #5 cotton and silk thread. It is a row of Stepped thread running stitch which has been laced with hand dyed silk thread. Either side of that is a …