If stitching a full size traditional sampler seems too daunting, try stitching these 12 tiny wreaths instead. These adorable and charming little samplers fit the seasons and each month of the year and look fabulous as a grouping consisting of all twelve or stitch one at a time as birthday gifts, cards, bookmarks or in small frames for that special friend.
Stitch count 161w X 116h. Finished size on 14-ct fabric 11-1/2" X 8-1/2". Model stitched on 14 Count White Aida Fabric.
Model stitched two over two on 32 Ct. Brash Linen from Picture This Plus using DMC floss and Gentle Art Sampler Threads (or all DMC 647, 814, 902, 937, 3371, 3831, 829, 3031/86, white, 612). Stitch Count: 98W x 147H. Design Size: 7" x 10"
Model stitched on 32 Ct. Colonial Parchment linen from Fabrics by Stephanie with Gentle Art Sampler threads and DMC floss. Comes with hand dyed Pea Pod Velveteen by Lady Dot Creates. Shown with Just Another Button Company Pin Mini - Bright & Shiny pin set. Stitch Counts: Drum - 201x32. Design Size: 13" x 2" Pillow - 80x64. Design Size: 5" x 4"
Includes patterns for a tote bag, book cover, and drawstring bag. Models stitched over 2 threads on 28 Ct. Raw Linen and Antique White Cashel with Gloriana Silk floss, Caron Waterlilies, Kreinik #4 Braid, Kreinik Silk Mori, Needlepoint Inc, Dinky Dyes Silk floss, and DMC Pearl cotton. Includes lots of specialty stitches with diagrams and complete finishing instructions.
Christmas ~ Valentines Day ~ New Years Eve are on one pattern. Easter ~ April Fools Day ~ St. Patrick's Day and May Day are on another pattern. July 4th ~ Summertime are on a third pattern and Halloween ~ Thanksgiving are on fourth pattern. You'll have all the bases covered in one pattern! Model stitched over two threads on 32 Ct. Sparrow Linen (alternative - Dirty) using Weeks Dye Works Threads and DMC floss (DMC alternates for the Weeks Dye Works are 606 310 743 501 740 989 920 3839 221 963 798 3865). Stitch count: 72H x 72W. Design Size: 5" x 5"
Models stitched over 2 threads on 32 Ct. yellow hand dyed fabric by Eclypses Colors with Romy's Creation floss (garnet, red passion, stacy's primitive blue, barbara's pumpkin, tropical sunset, punti antichi green, sunflower) and DMC floss (or fabric of your choice with DMC floss). Stitch Count: 60x70 (x2) for the Needlebook and 50x100 for the picture.
Model stitched two over two on 32 Ct. Water Lily Linen using Classic Colorworks (or DMC floss 420, 0331, 309, white, 3363, 434). Specialty Stitch Used: French Knot. Stitch Count: 103W x 103H. Design Size: 6 1/2" x 6 1/2"
"Home for the holidays." Model stitched on 20 Ct. Putty using Gentle Arts, Weeks Dye Works, Thread Gatherer & Classic Colorworks. Stitch Count: 50x72. Design Size: 3" x 4". Button set by Just Another Button Co (8091)
Model stitched on 28 Ct. Seafoam using Gentle Arts Sampler Threads and Weeks Dye Works. Stitch Count for Pin Cushion: 81x81. Design Size: 6" x 6" Stitch Count for Needlebook and Needlepark: 45x45. Design Size: 4" x 4" Also uses Just Another Button company pins JP113.
Companion smalls for the Nancy Alden, 1795 Reproduction sampler. The alphabets used with this pattern come from the sampler reproduction chartpak, available separately. Hornbook model stitched on 40 Ct. silk gauze. Pinkeep model stitched on 30 Ct. silk gauze. All other models stitched on 32 Ct. Lentil Linen by Lakeside Linens. Thread used for all models is Gentle Arts Sampler Threads, Gentle Art Simply Wool thread, and Weeks Dye Works thread.
"Resolved, That the flag of the United States be thirteen stripes, alternate red and white; that the union be thirteen stars, white in a blue field, representing a new Constellation." Model stitched over 2 threads on 36 Ct. Oaken linen by picture This Pluse with DMC floss, Classic Colorworks and Weeks Dye Works floss (or all DMC 221, 224, 310, 407, 640, 644, 645, 647, 822, 830, 832, 924, 927, 931, 3011, 3371, 3781, 3787, 3857, 3858, 3859). Stitch Count: 168W x 185H. Finished size: 9 1/3" x 10 1/4"
A leprechaun, shamrocks, and a pot of gold - it must be St. Patrick's Day! Model stitched on 32 Ct. Natural Linen using Weeks Dye Works & Gentle Art Threads. (DMC alternates given as 3865 3051 3781 950 310 3828 420 520 613) Stitch Count: 50W x 50H. Design Size: 4" x 4"
Model stitched over two on 36 Ct Legacy Linen from Picture This Plus using Needlepoint Inc. Silks. The Drum and Needlebook are stitched with Weeks Dye Works floss. The sampler includes Eyelet Stitches and Smyrna Crosses. Sampler Stitch count 115x206. Drum Stitch count 115x55 and Needlebook stitch count 173x85. Only Needlepoint Inc silks listed in box. (DMC alternates are 3362 309 3013 223 3722 3773 646 3046 3790 413)