"True friendship is a plant of slow growth." Model stitched on 40 Ct. Olde Towne Blend linen by R&R Reproductions with Gentle Art Sampler threads (or DMC 310,43 6, 730,3 012, 3021, 3032, 3777, 3813, 3859, Ecru). Stitch Count: 91x95.
"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.
"How much to be prized and esteemed, is a friend on whom we may always with safety depend." Model stitched over two on 36 Ct. Patriot's Brew by R&R Reproductions using Weeks Dye Work floss (or DMC 300, 921, 407, 422, 646, 730, 822, 831, 918, 926, 975, 3021, 3032, 3371). Stitch Count: 158x158.
"In Friendship let's join thine interest with mine." Model stitched over 2 threads on 32 Ct. Patriot's Brew linen with Classic Colorworks floss, Weeks Dye Works and DMC floss (or all DMC floss 503, 535, 642, 822, 950, 3011, 3021, 3371, 3830, 758). Stitch Count: 62W x 169H.
"Birds of a feather stitch together." Model stitched on 28 count Country Mocha or Platinum Cashel Linen with Kreinik #4 Braid, Dinky Dyes, Caron Waterlilies, Kreinik Mori, Needlepoint Inc., Au ver a Soie, SJ Designs beads, Mill Hill Beads, Jesse James Button, and a hand painted heart charm. The stitch count is 36W x 153H.
"A Friend Loveth at all Times." Model stitched on 36 Ct. Vintage Meadow Rue by Lakeside Linens with Gentle Art Sampler threads (or DMC 535, 778, 833, 842, 844, 926, 3023, 3051, 3726, 3768, Ecru). Stitch Count: 88x61
"There are good ship ships and wood ships & ships that sail the sea, but the best ships are friendships, may they always be." Model stitched over 2 threads of 32 Ct. Friendship Greene linen from Hand Dyed Fabrics by Stephanie with Romy's Creations floss (Chestnut-2, Green Apples, Pompei Green, Pumpkin Seed, Antichi Green, Snowflake). Stitch count: 144W x 104H. Design Size: 9" x 7"
"Good ships and wood ships - ships that sail the sea. The best ships are friendships, may they always be." Model stitched on 40 Ct. Cedar Plank by Lakeside Lines with Classic Colorworks, Weeks Dye Works and Gentle Arts threads. Stitch count: 180 x 167.
"Water your friendship as you water your flower pots. Flowers of true friendship never fade. Let not grass grow on the path to friendship." Model stitched on 28 Ct. Antique White Cashel linen with DMC floss. Stitch Count: 102x284.
Friendship Needs No Reason Model stitched on 32 Ct. Country French Cafe Mocha Linen. Stitch count: 68w x 68h. (approx. 4" x 4"). Friendship Warms The Heart Model stitched on 32 Ct. Lambswool Linen. Stitch count: 82w x 50h (approx. 5" x 3"). Friendship Model stitched on 18 Ct. Ivory Linen. Stitch Count: 106w x 26h (approx. 5.5" x 1.5"). All Models stitched using Gentle Arts Sampler Threads (or DMC 322, 3740, 930, 975, 315, 899, 3021, 3363, 738)
"Make new friends but keep the old. One silver, the other gold." Model stitched over 2 threads on 40 Ct. Fog by Picture This Plus with DMC floss and Gentle Art Sampler threads (or all DMC 310, 372, 640, 712, 834, 3021, 3773, 3841, 3768, 936, 3685). Stitch Count: 119W x 102H
"Friends are the family we choose." Model stitched on 32 Ct. French Lace linen with Gentle Art Sampler threads. Stitch Count: 59W x 59H. The small ornament was stitched over one thread on 28 Ct. Antique White Jobelan with Gentle Art Sampler threads (Baby Spinach, Claret, Deep Sea, Hyacinth and Royal Purple).
Model stitched over 2 threads on 28 Ct. Creme Brulee linen with Gentle Art Sampler threads and Weeks Dye Works floss (or DMC 436, 924, 744, 975, 899, 598, 3853, 844, 745, 3740, 935, B5200). Stitch Count: 71W x 40H. Shown with a birdhouse charm.
Model stitched over two on 36 Ct. Pearl barley by Lake Side Linens using Needlepoint Inc. Silks, (DMC alternates are 209 676 31 747 3760 806 223 562 white 310) (DMC substitutes aren't exact matches for NPI) Stitch size: 300w x 175h