Both models stitched two over two on 32 Ct. Sheep's Straw from R&R Reproduction using Gentle Art Sampler Threads. Stitch Count for Carnation Basket: 48W x 47H. Design Size: 3" x 3" Stitch Count for Birds & Butterflies: 41W x 41H. Design Size: 2.5" x 2.5"
Model stitched 2 over 2 on 32 Ct. Graham Cracker linen using Classic Colorworks, DMC floss, and Weeks Dye Works (or substitute for DMC 3777 435 433 842 437 840 522). Stitch Count: 128W x 196H. Design Size: 8" x 12.25"
"I love all beauteous things, I seek and adore them: God hath no better praise, and man in his hasty days is honoured for them. I too will something make and joy in the making: Altho' tomorrow it seem like the empty words of a dream, remembered on waking. When this you see, remember me." Model stitched on 18 count Aida with DMC floss. Stitch count: 333H x 251W.
"1 for sorrow, 2 for mirth, 3 for a wedding, 4 for a birth, 5 for silver, 6 for gold, 7 for a secret, not to be told. 8 for heaven and 9 for hell, 10 for the devil's own sel." Model stitched over 2 threads on 32 Ct. linen using Weeks Dye Works (DMC alternates 310 3829 648 3826). Stitch count: 163w x 157h. Design Size: 11" x 10" (NOTE: the word "sel." in the last omen means "select" or "selection".)
"Needlework - where your treasure is, there will your heart be also.." Model stitched on 28 Ct. Lt Mocha Cashel linen with Gloriana silk, Dinky Dyes Silk, Kreinik #4 Braid, Needlepoint Inc silk, DMC floss, Kreinik Silk Mori, Mill Hill beads, SJ Designs beads, heart charm, DMC #12 and #8 pearl cotton. Stitch Count: 84W x 137H. Instructions included to finish as a tote bag. An accessory pack is available which contains all of the threads, floss, beads, and charm used in the design. The Pearl Cotton and fabric are sold separately as well.
"The Hour of Prayer - Hail; peaceful hour supremely blest amid the hours of earthly care: the hour that yields the spirit rest that sacred hour_ the hour of prayer. And when my hours of prayer are past, oh, may I leave these Sabbath days to find eternity at last a never ending hour of praise." Model stitched on 18 count Aida with DMC floss. Stitch count: 364W x 400H.