Detail 637 on the For love of Stitching Band Sampler

This band on section 47 of my For love of Stitching band sampler which was stitched in December 2009. The sampler is in Christmas colours of reds, greens and gold. Stitches Used: Raised Herringbone band which I shared on Take a Stitch Tuesday. Threads: laced with chenille thread (it looks ok in …

Detail 636 on the For love of Stitching Band Sampler

This band on section 47 of my For love of Stitching band sampler which was stitched in December 2009. The sampler is in Christmas colours of reds, greens and gold. Stitches Used: Raised Herringbone band which I shared on Take a Stitch Tuesday. Threads: rayon thread silk metallic yarn Size: This area …

Detail 635 on the For love of Stitching Band Sampler

This band on section 47 of my For love of Stitching band sampler which was stitched in December 2009. The sampler is in Christmas colours of reds, greens and gold. Stitches Used: Raised Herringbone band which I shared on Take a Stitch Tuesday. Threads: rayon thread silk bunka  yarn Size: This area …

Detail 630 on the For love of Stitching Band Sampler

This band on section 47 of my For love of Stitching band sampler which was stitched in December 2009. The sampler is in Christmas colours of reds, greens and gold. Stitch: Raised Herringbone band which I shared as part of the Take a stitch Tuesday challenge. Threads: cotton perle # 5 stranded …

How to hand embroider Raised Herringbone Band

Raised Herringbone Band is one of those stitches you look at in a stitch dictionary but don’t get around to trying, then when you do, you wonder why it took so long to explore! Raised Herringbone Band built up in layers. It looks complex but in fact is relatively simple. …