"Labor for learning before you grow old for it is better than silver and gold." Model stitched on 35 Ct. Classic Homespun by R&R Reproductions with Classic Colorworks and Gentle Art Sampler threads (or DMC 3721, 3051, Ecru, 152, 645, 738, 758, 221, 3830, 844, 644). Stitch Count: 108W x 118H.
"Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul, and sings the tune without the words and never stops at all." Model stitched on fabric of your choice with DMC floss. Stitch Count: 217W x 236H.
"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.
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"
"Wisdom's an Evenness of Mind and Soul. A steady Temper which no Cares control, No Passions ruffle, no Desires inflame, still constant to itself and still the same. In doing, we learn." Model stitched on fabric of your choice with DMC floss. Stitch Count:282x275.
"All ye who stand before the fire, pray sit ye down is my desire. That other folk as well as you may see the fire and feel it too." Model stitched on 35" x 10" piece of 28 Ct. Ivory linen using DMC floss. Stitch count is 394W x 44H. Design size is 28.12" x 3.12"
"Be you to others kind and true as you would have others be to you." Model stitched over 2 threads on 36 Ct. American Chestnut linen with Classic Colorworks floss (or DMC 3001, 822, 3011, 3064, 3371, 38326). Stitch Count: 83W x 81H.
"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.
"Turn your face to the sun and the shadows fall behind you." Model stitched on fabric of your choice with one color of floss. Finished sizes: 14/28 Ct. fabric 14.21" x 16.79" with 106.9 meters of floss, 16/32 Ct. fabric 12.44" x 14.69" with 93.8 meters of floss, 18/36 Ct. fabric 11.06" x 13.06" with 42.2 meters of floss. The Pavane is a majestic, professional dance for couples which was popular amongst the aristocracy of sixteen and seventeenth century Europe.
"I shot an arrow into the air, it fell to earth, I knew not where; For, so swiftly it flew, the sight could not follow it in its flight. I breathed a song into the air, it fell to earth, I knew not where; For who has sight so keen and strong, that it can follow the flight of a song? Long, long afterward, in an oak I found the arrow, still unbroke; and the song from beginning to end, I found again in the heart of a friend". Model stitched on 16 Ct. or 32 Ct. fabric of your choice with DMC floss. Stitch Count: 305W x 247H.
"The day star turns it's shining face to warmth the earth with flowering grace." Model stitched over 2 threads on 30 Ct. Custard Cream Legacy Linen or 28 ct. Antique Ivory Cashel linen with Au Ver A Soie D'Alger (blanc, creme, 1712, 1713, 1714, 1716, 1734/3444, 1843-need 2, 1843, 1845-need 2, 2542, 2543, 2941/4631, 3423, 3444, 3815, 4621/4622, 4632, 4634, 4645, 5111, 5112, 5113, 5114), Soie Perlee (SPS blanc, noir), Soie 100/3 (Noir, 163, 528, 561, 562, 671, 681), Soie De Pairs (1442) and Trebizond (TRA 425, 511, 5113). DMC conversions provided. Finished size: 13 1/2" x 9 1/4". Comes with beads, charms, and mini needle slide.
"We share with all who stitched before and those who follow after - birds and flowers, peaceful hours, sunshine, tears & laughter." Model stitched over two on 28 Ct. Raw Natural Cashel using Au Ver A Soie Soie D'Alger, and Gentle Art Sampler Threads. Also required, but not listed above Au Ver A Soie D'Alger (621, 1712, 3742, 4645, 5024, 5025-need 2, and 5112), Soie Perlee (SPS Blanc), Soie 100/3 (SMS 313, 486, 663), and Trebizond (TRA743, 744, 745). Finished size: 13 1/2" x 9 1/4". Comes with beads, antique gold flower beads, birds & flower charm and Common Ground Mini Needle Slide.
Model stitched on 40 ct Olde Towne Blend using Weeks Dye Works, Gentle Arts & Classic Colorworks. (DMC alternates are 221 224 (2 needed) 225 315 407 611 647 730 (3 needed) 3046 3787 (2 needed) 3841 3859 ecru)A personalization chart has been included for you to stitch your name or a loved ones name in the place of "Mary Jane Carver". Stitch count 247x215.