Number 6 in the Early American Series. Model stitched over two threads on 30 Ct. Tin Roof by Weeks Dye Works using Classic Colorworks floss (or DMC 936, 3021, 640, 612, 924, 869, 3045, ecru, 950, 838). Stitch count 69x69.
Model stitched over two threads on 30 Ct. Tin Roof linen by Weeks Dye Works using Classic Colorworks floss (or DMC 936, 3021, 640, 924, 3858, 869, 3045, 730, 732, Ecru, 950, 838). Stitch count 69x69. (NOTE: 4th in the series of nine Early American blocks. If stitched as one large design, the piece will measure 14-1/12 square when using the recommended 30 Ct. Fabric. Leave 3 stitch-spaces between each block. Stitch count for entire design is 213x213.)
"The best thing about the future is it comes one day at a time." Model stitched over 2 threads on 28 Ct. Bramble linen with Weeks Dye Works, Classic Colorworks and DMC floss. Stitch Count: 137W x 137H. Design Size: 9.25" x 8.75"
"I sigh not for beauty nor languish for wealth but grant me kind Providence, virtue and health. Then richer thankings and more happy than they, my days shall pass sweetly and swiftly away. Elizabeth Hancock 1831." Model stitched on 30 count Straw Linen with Crescent Colours Bell Soie Silk floss. Stitch count is 271 x 237. Alternate thread choices are overdyed cotton (Crescent Colours: Caterpillar, Wild Oats, Jakey Brown, Eggshell, Ginger Snap, Hazelnut and Weeks: Seagull, Brick, Palomino, Bark) or DMC (3781, 950, 3372 or 632, 648, 355, 420 or 869, Ecru, 3011, 3046, 3828)
Model stitched on fabric of your choice with DMC floss. Approximate finished size on 14/28 Ct. fabric is 12" x 15 1/2". From John Clayton's Elegance series. Note: also called for Madeira #43 - or any gold metallic floss.