I've continued work over the past week or two on the Jane Turner Sampler. Yes, I have other projects that should be in the rotation, but right now, I'm not in the mood for things requiring really close attention to technique.
Here's a recently finished band that's created with a double running outline filled in with satin stitch. (The arc you see is the angle of my photo, not the band itself).
Isn't it a pretty pattern? I can just imagine it decorating all sorts of items. And with the outline filled with satin stitch, I'm feeling a little like I'm a little kid with a coloring book. . . except with thread rather than crayons. I wonder if there was any sense of this back in the 17th century as well.
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