"Gather in my garden sweet Honey bee." Model stitched on 22 Ct. Cream Ariosa with Weeks Dye Works thread, Classic Colorworks thread, and The Bee Company button set (or all DMC floss 926, 936, 316, 924, 731, 610, 822, 733, 680, 3821, and 315). Stitch Count: 60W x 65H. Design Size: 5" x 6". Button pack from Bee Company TBC-TB61B.
Model stitched over 2 threads on 32 Ct. Haven Belfast linen with DMC floss, Weeks Dye Works floss and shown with buttons from Just Another Button Company (4498S, 4574S, 4466S). Stitch Count: 83W x 42H. Design Size: 6" x 3"
Note from the designer - "This sampler was designed after a piece stitched in eastern Massachusetts in the last quarter of the eighteenth century. It incorporates many traditional sampler motifs popular during that century including a Greek fretwork border, vine, carnation and tulip borders, dis... Read more
The sampler (Stitch Count: 110x74) and darner (Stitch Count: 29x29) were stitched over 2 threads on 32 Ct. Pear by Lakeside Linens. The double sided pinkeep was stitched over 2 threads on 40 Ct. Maritime White by Lakeside Linens. Stitch Count: 65x65. All models use Gloriana Silk floss (or DMC 3859, 3829, 869, 842, 3347, 3815, 987, 890).
Model stitched with one thread over two on 20 Ct. Straw linen by Weeks Dye Works with Classic Colorworks, Gentle Art Simply Wool & Sampler threads and Weeks Dye Works floss. Stitch Count: 182x224. Finished size: 18.2" x 22.4".
The model was stitched on 30 count Old Salem Linen by The Primitive Hare using DMC thread and Kreinik Cording. The stitch count is 55 x 122.
Cross Stitch pattern from The Primitive Hare featuring a bird in a dress!
Model stitched one over two on 36 Ct. Examplar from Lakeside Linens using Soie d'Alger (or DMC floss (4) 3831, (2) 3768, (3) 501, 3822, (2) 739). Specialty Stitches SUed: Algerian Eyelets, Stem Stitch & Satin Stitch. Stitch Count: 242W x 341H. Design Size: 13.44" x 18.94"
Model stitched over 2 threads on 36 ct. Eureka by Fox and Rabbit Designs with Soie d'Alger Au Ver a Soie silk floss. Stitch Count: 167W x 163H. Finished Size: 9.27" x 9.05". Conversions provided for DMC floss, Cosmo and NPI.
"When I was young I little thought that learning was so dearly bought. But now I by instruction find, it is not gaind by an idle mind." Model stitched over 2 threads on 46 Ct. Vintage Examplar by Lakeside Linens with Au Ver a Soie 100/3 silks (34, 142, 160, 278, 356, 425, 523, 580, 621, 673, 697, 707) or DMC floss. Stitch Count: 206x222.
Note from the designer - "An English sampler from a private collection. This singular sampler contains so many of the motifs and designs that one always associates with traditional schoolgirl needlework, from the fairly typical (but in this case quite elaborate) four-sided carnation and rose bor... Read more
Model stitched over two on 36 Ct. Ligonier Latte Linen by R&R Reproductions using Weeks Dye Works and Gentle Arts threads. (DMC alternates are 831 3771 422 ecru 3854 976 3041 420 3012 3064) Stitch count: 102x151