"A child was born and the angels smiled." Model stitched over 2 threads on 32 Ct. Morris Blue linen with Gentle Art Sampler threads (or DMC floss 948, 524, 869, 931, 434, 729, 778, 899). Stitch Count: 160W x 81H. Comes with a chart to personalize the name and date of birth.
"Children are a gift from the Lord" Model stitched over 2 threads on 28 Ct. Ivory Jobeln with Gentle Art Sampler threads (or DMC floss 322, 502, 930, 561, 3803, 738, 962). Shown with 2 heart buttons. Stitch Count: 87W x 90H.
"Sweet little baby so precious and new, dear to our hearts, we weclome you." Model stitched over 2 threads on 28 Ct. Light blue linen with DMC floss and Classic Colorworks floss (or all DMC white, 3755, 3326, 3821, 3761). Stitch Count: 56H x 66W. Finished size: 4" x 4.7". Shown with buttons of your choice.
"May God look down from Heaven above and bless this baby with grace & love." Model stitched on 28 Ct. Ivory linen using DMC, Weeks Dye Works, Threadworx, Mill Hill Beads and SJ Designs beads (2mm cream). Stitch count 116x244.
"God bless this baby, so new to the earth, what a wonderful miracle this sweet child's birth!" Model stitched on 28 count Antique White Lugana with Threadworx, caron Collection Waterlilies, SJ Designs Beads, Mill Hill Beads, Glissen Gloss Rainbow Blending Thread, Kreinik #4 Braid, and Offray 1/8" white ribbon. Pattern includes both girl and boy color schemes. Stitch count: 140W x 218H.tems needed but not listed above are Offray Ribbon 1/8"white (approximately 1 yard)
"Baby boy you are a treasure sent to bless our hearts with joy." Model stitched on 14 Ct. White with Blue Dots Petit Point Aida using DMC floss, Weeks Dye Works floss, DMC Color Variations & Mill Hill beads. Shown with buttons from Stoney Creek (SB062SM -2, SB062M - 1, and SB189 - 2). Stitch Count: 86W x 173H
Model stitched on 28 count White Cashel Linen with Anchor floss, DMC Perle Cotton #8, Mill Hill Beads, and Offray 1/8" Cream Satin Ribbon. Stitch count: 110W x 190H. This elegant birth sampler features a variety of decorative stitches including Mosaic, Smyrna, Diamond Double Cross, Pearl, Satin, Algerian Eye, Backstitch, Faggot, Four Sided, Palestrina Knot Variation, and Straight Stitch.
*This design was originally published in the out of print September/October 1994 issue of the Stoney Creek Counted Cross Stitch Magazine.
Model stitched on 14 Ct. Rainbow Nursery Time Afghan over one thread with DMC or Anchor floss. Birth Sampler stitched on 28 Ct. White Jobelan with Anchor or DMC floss. Stitch Count: 110W x 144H. Shown with the birth sampler, but not listed above: Stoney Creek Buttons #SB118BLS, SB118YWM, SB143M. DMC listed is used with both designs with the exception of #3805 (used only with the birth sampler).
"The cleaning and scrubbing will wait till tomorrow for children grow up, as I've learned to my sorrow. So quiet down, cobwebs, dust go to sleep. I'm rocking my baby and babies don't keep." Model stitched on fabric of your choice with DMC floss. Stitch Count: 126W x 114H.
Afghan stitched on a 14 Ct. Antique White Nursery Time Afghan with Anchor or DMC floss. Birth Sampler stitched on 28 Ct. Antique White Jobelan with Anchor or DMC floss. Stitch Count: 115W x 163H. Design Size: 9" x 12"