After working three more samples I completed this stitch sampler today.

7.55.buttonholed herringbone-sampler3

7.55.buttonholed herringbone-sampler3

9.Sheaf stitches and wheat ear stitches are added to a row buttonholed herringbone in this sample.

7.55.bu.h.bone-9

7.55.bu.h.bone-9

10.The buttonhole stitches are worked with green glass beads in the first one. I worked three rows of herringbone stitches and the buttonhole stitches are worked over them. This looks like cutwork embroidery and opens more possibilities. But I wanted to finish this sampler today!

7.55.bu.h.bone-10

7.55.bu.h.bone-10

The sampler-

7.55.buttonholed herringbone-sampler

7.55.buttonholed herringbone-sampler

I enjoyed working with this stitch. A great stitch for decorative purposes.

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