Embroidery Band sampler details 722 to 726

Embroidery band sampler detail 722 is an example of Woven Cross stitch. This sample  is worked in hand dyed wool which is actually a fine knitting yarn. The next band on my sampler, band 723 is a filling stitch created by working rows of Chevron stitches  back to back before tieing the foot bars …

This is more than a hand embroidery sampler

As I sat to write this, I thought this is more than a embroidery sampler. It is not just the size which is 96 feet long it is that I have lived with parts of this cloth sitting in my sewing box for years and years as I started doing …

Looking closely at my Freeform Hand Embroidery Sampler

As I have said before I had fun experimenting on this particular area of my sampler I think I really just relaxed into it because it was a very long piece of linen. I explained on this page that my local branch of the Embroiderers guild has a recycle table and …

A closer look at details on my Freeform Hand Embroidery Sampler

I had fun experimenting on this particular area of my sampler. The middle is made up of 2 lines of herringbone Cretan stitch. The herringbone feet are very narrow and the beads cover it a little but it is an interesting variety of Cretan stitch. I worked it in a hand dyed perle …

Freeform Hand Embroidery Sampler detail 701 and 702

Below are 2 details from section 51 on my Love of Stitching Band Sampler. If you are curious and want to know more about this part of the sampler click on the thumbnail. Size, Date and Fabric  This strip of the sampler was worked between June and December of 2010 on 25cnt …

Freeform Hand Embroidery Sampler detail 698, 699 and 700

These are 3 details on section 51 on my Love of Stitching Band Sampler. Click on the thumbnail of the sampler if you are curious about it. Size, Date and Fabric  The whole sampler is 15 cm (6 inches) wide and 96 feet 5 inches or 29.3878 meters long. You …