This is a reproduction of an unfinished German sampler which bears typical characteristics of Saxon samplers. Uses cross stitch, back stitch, a few Algerian eyes, and Satin stitch. Model stitched over 2 threads on 40 Ct. "linen" colored linen from Weeks Dye Works with Gentle Art Sampler threads. Stitch Count: 237W x 670H. Finished size: 11.85" x 33.5".
Model stitched two over one and two on 40 Ct. Mink from R&R Reproductions using Classic Colorworks, Gentle Art Sampler Threads and Weeks Dye Works. Stitch Count: 181W x 188H. Design Size: 9" x 9.25" Black & White and Color Chart Included.
"Learn little Maid, each useful Art, Which may adorn thy Youth; Learn to improve thy tender Heart, In virtue Grace and Truth; Shun every vice with studious care, Each Female folly flee, fair That ev'ry grace which Crown the May all attend on the. Mary Ann Diaper is my Name, and in this wrought the Same, and by this you plainly see What care my Parent took of me. Aged eight years." Model stitched over two on 40 Ct. Vintage Sand Dune from Lakeside Linen using Soie D'Alger (or DMC floss (2) 310, 739, 422, 3801, 932, 722, 918, 927, 321, 3733, 150, 168, 451, 829, 613, 612, 611, 3787, 3021, 3865, 3855, 951, 436, 420, 816, 3689). Also required, but not listed above 3744, 3836, 4096, 4241 and 4631 from Soie D'Alger. Specialty Stitches Used: Over One and Satin Stitch. Stitch Count: 300W x 382H. Design Size: 15" x 19.10"
"Lord send me where you want me to go. Let me meet folks you want me to know. Tell me words you want me to say & tenderly keep me out of your way. Amen. 1933-2001 Mychal Judge." Model stitched over 2 threads on 30 Ct. Confederate Gray linen with DMC floss, Gentle Art Sampler threads and Weeks Dye Works floss. Stitch Count: 136x104. Design Size: 9" x 7".
Inspirational and Provocative! A beautiful rendering of baby and parent inspiring all to pray without ceasing. This heart-warming design is worked in Counted Cross-Stitch. Stitch Count 192w X 150h, finished size on 14-ct 13-5/8" X 10-5/8"
Model stitched on 14 Count White Aida
"With my two hands I stitch each day unto the Lord I softly pray guide my needle fast and strong that I may stitch the whole day long. May every x be wrought with love with peace with patience from above." Model stitched on 32 Ct. Lambswool Jobelan with Weeks Dye Works (Rum Raisin, Bark, Eggplant, Pea Coat, Deep Sea, Seaweed, Okefenoke, Swamp Water). Stitch Count: 127W x 184H.
"Lord make me an instrument of your peace. Where there is hatred, let me sow love. Where there is injury, pardon. Where there is doubt, faith. Where there is despair, hope. Where there is sadness, joy. O Divine Master, grant that I may not so much seek to be consoled as to console; to be understood as to understand; to be loved as to love. For it is in giving that we receive; it is in pardoning that we are pardoned; it is in dying that we are born to eternal life." Model stitched on 32 Ct. Lambswool linen with Weeks Dye Works floss (or DMC 3721, 931, 3687, 422, 3790, 3031, 611, white). Stitch Count: 208X97.
A classic sampler that says it all, "A Day Hemmed in Prayer Seldom Unravels", and good advice that is. This small traditional design by Linda Gillum will stitch up quick and remind you how to keep it all together.
Each chart pack comes with a full color chart with with easy-to-read symbols and graphs. Each chart pack comes with a full color image, chart, DMC floss color guide, and general directions.
7-1/8" X 4-7/8" 14 count / 4 pages. 100w X 69h in Stitches
. Model stitched on 14 Count White Aida Fabric.
"God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference. Amen." Model stitched on 28 Ct. Jobelan with DMC floss. Stitch Count: 143H x 99W. Design Size: 10" x 7"
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"
"The Lord's Prayer" Model stitched one over two on 40 Ct. Light Mocha Linen using DMC floss and Weeks Dye Works (or all DMC (2) 520, 3777, 610, 3859, 3011, 927, 612,38529, 422, ecru, 501, 310, 221, 733). Stitch Count: 241x335. Design Size: 12" x 16 3/4".
"the Bee. The industrious bee extracts from every flower it's fragrant sweets, and mild balsamic power. Learn thence, with greatest care and nicest skill, to take the good, and to reject the ill. By her example taught, enrich they mind, improve kind nature's gift be sense refined. Be thou the honey-comb in whom may dwell each mental sweet, nor leave one vacant cell." Model stitched over 2 threads on 46 Ct. Vintage Examplar by Lakeside Linens with Classic Colorworks Belle Soie silk, Dinky Dyes Silk, Gloriana Silk and Needlepoint Inc silk (or DMC 355, 469, 500, 501, 869, 739, 898, 832, 3371, 712). Stitch Count: 297W x 327H.