On the Hoop — a 2021 Sampler update

I have not shared an update on my 2021 sampler for quite a while, so it’s time for another update on my 2021 band sampler. There is a lot to chat about and quite a bit to share, so I will get straight into it. Make a Cuppa, settle down …

2021 Band sampler rolling along

It’s time for another update about my annual sampler which I introduced last month here. It has been fun stitching it and is I admit, addictive. For those who have just swung by and don’t know the backstory, my sampler is what some stitchers would call a stitch roll. The …

Let the Good Times Roll Stitching my 2021 Band Sampler

For many years, I have been adding a strip of stitching to a long Stitch-roll or what is traditionally called a band sampler.  My sampler is a strip of fabric where I improvise stitches, add bands in a freeform manner and often journal on it too. If you want to …

Hand Embroidery band sampler details 741-744

I have some more details from long band sampler which I would like to share with readers. If you are new to Pintangle this band sampler is 96 feet long or 29.38 meters- anyway its long ( you dont want to have iron it…) but it is only 6 inches wide …

Hand Embroidery sampler details 736-740

I have more close up details from my hand embroidery sampler to share today For those who do pulled thread embroidery I am sure you will recognise Ringed back stitch  in band 736. I worked it using a hand dyed silk thread. Since Ringed back stitch is a pattern based on back stitch …