"Learn little Maid, each useful Art, Which may adorn thy Youth; Learn to improve thy tender Heart, In virtue Grace and Truth; Shun every vice with studious care, Each Female folly flee, fair That ev'ry grace which Crown the May all attend on the. Mary Ann Diaper is my Name, and in this wrought t... Read more
Model stitched over two on 36 Ct. Hogbristle from Fox and Rabbit Designs using Needlepoint Inc Silk (or DMC floss 927, 830, 3777, 3021, 3721, 3862, 815, 834, 3768, 921, 3750, 3012, 761, 831, 3864, 680, 407, 3772). Conversions for Cosmo Thread and Au Ver A Soie - Soie d'Alger also included. Stitch Count: 155W x 243H. Design Size: 8.61" x 13.5"
"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 ho... Read more
A reproduction sampler from Reflets de Soie with various motifs and the words "After death, it's joy shall be lasting eternity. Be the living God my friend, and my bliss shall have no end. Hannah Jacksson, work May 10, age 11, 1826.
Model stitched on 16 ct. Zweigart linen using DMC thread. Stitch count is 303 x 285.
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"