Whoo-Hoo!  Today is my 100th published post!

Little Stitch book by Christina Fairley Erickson
Hand-dyed wool/acrylic felt, hand stitched with hand-dyed and
commercial pearl cotton, embroidery floss and yarn

This week, I’ve been working mainly on finishing up some little hand-stitch samples which I’m making into books.  It’s a bit different from my typical heavily machine stitched and freemotion quilted pieces, but they’ve been fun and relaxing.  Here is my first book I’ve completed:

I’m still a little unhappy with my binding, but I think it may just require more practice to get it right.  Since this was my first time to actually complete a hand-made book, I’m pretty happy with it.

Binding of my book
Stitch sampler on cover- Running Stitch, Back Stitch,
French Knots, Seed Stitch, and Fly Stitch
Running or Straight Stitch Sampler
Back Stitch Sampler
Seed Stitch Sampler
French Knot Sampler
Fly Stitch Sampler