A mother holds her children's hands for a while but holds their hearts forever. A beautiful verse nestled among the violets. This sampler would make a lovely gift from a mother to give to her child who is leaving the nest for the first time. Stitch Count 145w X 116h Finished size on 14ct - 12" x 12". Design stitched on 14 Count White Aida.
Model stitched on 32 Ct. Chestnut linen with DMC floss, Caron Collection Waterlilies, Rainbow Gallery Wisper (W88), Kreinik Metallic thread, Mill Hill Beads, and Mill Hill Treasures. Stitch Count: 251W x 197H.
"How to be a mean mother. Never allow treats instead of a real meal. Know where her kids are, who they are with. Make kids work...laundry, dishes, more chores. Insist on the truth. Produce sensible teens. What the world needs are more mean mothers...and fathers too!" Model stitched on 32 Ct. Lambswool linen with Weeks Dye Works floss (or DMC 3806, 422, 3790, 3031, 3348, 730, 822, 437, 3816). Stitch Count: 101W x 160H.
"Lovely mother-in-law, you are the mother I received the day I wed your son and I just want to thank you, mom, for all the things you've done. You have given me a gracious man with whom I share my life. You are his lovely mother and I his lucky wife. You used to pat his little head and now I hold his hand. You raised in love a little boy, then gave to me a man." Stitch Count: 120W x 147H.
Model stitched on 28 ct Cherub Pink linen using DMC floss, DMC color variations, Weeks Dye Works, Mill Hill beads and Treasures.