Crazy Quilt Block 94 Pattern and Hand Embroidery Details

Crazy quilt block 94 has a different colour scheme – or a different scheme what I normally use.  As regular readers know when I made my I Dropped the Button Box Quilt I pulled everything on the quilt from my stash. Not only did everything come from my stash this quilt is Y2k quilt so another challenge …

Crazy Quilt Block 93 Pattern and Hand Embroidery Details

Crazy quilt block 93 is possibly one of my favourites. If you are a new reader to this site the I Dropped the Button Box Quilt is set with blocks that are arranged by colour in diagonal lines.  You can see the quilt  in the on the CQ details FAQ page.  My challenge was to have …

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 …

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 …

How to work Back Stitch

Back stitch is often used along side cross stitch to define a clean neat line in a design. It is classified as a linear stitch because you can create lines with it! Back stitch is an old adaptable stitch which can be used as a delicate outline or as a …

For the Love of Stitching Sample 596

This area is found on part 42 of The for Love of Stitching Band Sampler. As you can see it is another little journal component as I was a little concerned when I heard H1N1 was declared a pandemic. Stitches Used: Back stitch Thread: Perle #8 perle cotton Fabric: Linda …

For the Love of Stitching Sample 594

This area is found on part 42 of The for Love of Stitching Band Sampler. Stitches Used: Back stitch and Algerian Eye stitch Thread: Perle #8 perle cotton Fabric: Linda 27 count evenweave Date: This section of the sampler was worked mid 2009. Size: The For Love of Stitching Band Sampler is …