Model stitched on 32 Ct. Vintage Autumn Gold linen using Needlepoint Silk. DMC equivalent provided (780 730 612 436 642 437 610 830 869 3787 310 645 3371 ecru). Stitch Count: 153 x 185. Design Size: 10" x 12"
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from Australia on 08/28/2019 This pattern is really easy to read and well put together, I'm looking forward to starting. 123Stitch sent out quickly and products were packaged well, I have ordered many things from this store and have never been disappointed.
Model stitched over two threads on 36 Ct. Vintage Beeswax by R&R Reproductions using Weeks Dye Works, Classic Colorworks and DMC (or all DMC 300, 310, 400, 420, 644, 647, 647, 780, 950, 3011, 3021, 3787). Stitch Count: 116x72.
Chart pack contains all 26 letters, the border, and an optional "R" block. The model was stitched over two threads on 32 Ct. Dark Capucinno Linen from R&R Reproductions with Gentle Art Sampler threads. Stitch Count: 235x293. Design Size: 15" x 19"
Model stitched one over two on 32 Ct. Straw linen using Classic Colorworks, Gentle Art Sampler Threads and Weeks Dye Works (or all DMC 3863, 3033, 3031, 221, 642, 3021, 3011, 611). Stitch Count: 141W x 139H. Design Size: 8.81" x 8.68"
"Down in a greened and shady bed, A modest bluebell grew. It's stalks was bent, it hung it's head. As if to hide from view. And yet it was a lovely flower. It's colors bright and fair. It might have graced a rosy bower. Instead of hiding here.
Model stitched on 28 Ct. Shale Cashel linen by Picture this Plus, using Weeks Dye Works. Stitch count 268x166.
Model stitched on 35 Ct. Espresso linen by R&R Reproductions with Gentle Art Sampler threads (or DMC 310,647,730,781, 829,834, 975, 646, 3023, 640, 832, Ecru, 3012). Stitch Count: 71W x 66H. Design shown finished in a 4.75" mini tart pan.
Model stitched on 36 Ct. Ligonier Latte by R&R Reproductions with Gentle Art Sampler threads (or DMC 3799, 644, 730, 400, 829, 975, 646, 640, Ecru, 3012). Stitch Count: 67W x 65H. Design shown finished in a 4.75" min tart pan tin.
Model stitched on 36 count Vintage Tarnished Silver using 1 strand of cotton over two linen threads. Uses Crescent Colours. DMC conversions are 310 420 646 760 833 3011 3012 ecru. Stitch count: 101W x 104H.
"Good deeds live long". Model stitched over two threads on 36 Ct. Legacy linen by Picture This Plus with Weeks Dye Works, Gentle Art Sampler threads, Classic Colorworks floss and Valdani floss. Stitch Count: 112x185. Design Size: 7" x 11" Color Chart.
Cross stitch pattern from Mill On The Floss Samplers featuring the sentiment "Friends are the flowers in the garden of life, they fill the world with beauty."
The Pandemic of 2020, which for many is continuing into 2021 has made us appreciate family and friends even more. "Friends are the Flowers" is an adaptation from a sampler in my collection and has been adapted to commemorate Friendship Day, which in the US and many other countries falls on 2nd August 2021.
Sweet Martha was not the most careful stitcher and her sampler reflects, perhaps, the impatience that she felt with her work. The border, the two little girls and the flowers are hers; the house, I swapped for one prettier, and the butterflies are my own addition. I like the thought that they could be departed loved ones watching over us.
The verse is a combination of two, that together sum up what my friends mean to me, and in this case, is particularly apt for the friend to whom I have gifted the model.? She has already claimed the red girl for her own. I chose to link the two girls with a garland of flowers to symbolise a lasting friendship.
Two alphabets have been included so that you may personalise your own sampler.
Finally, I was so lucky that the honeysuckle was so lovely this year to provide the perfect backdrop. In the language of flowers, honeysuckle means affection and devotion.
Model stitched two over two on 36 Ct. Winter Brew from R&R Reproductions using Gentle Art Sampler Threads and Weeks Dye Works. Stitch Count: 143W x 102H. Design Size: 8" x 5.75". Black & White and Color Chart Included.