"No matter how hard the Winter, Spring is sure to come!" Both models stitched over 2 threads on 32 Ct. Weathered Shingles by R&R Reproduction with Gentle Art Sampler threads and Classic Colorworks floss (or DMC 842, 3032, 471, 469, 3752, 924, 3328, 3802, 3051, white, 3787, 3033, 3031, 869,3021). Stitch Counts: Drum - 208W x 59H, Sampler (shown finished in a box) - 97W x 99H. Design Size: 7" x 7"
The perfect design for any stitcher or seamstress! Every stitcher will recognize these cherished tools and accessories that are used for sewing. Here is Grandma's old-fashioned thimble and that cute little tomato pin cushion along with tools of the trade. This charming little sampler would look great on the top of a sewing basket or make a lovely addition to any sewing room.
Stitch count 123w X 84h. Finished size on 14-ct fabric 8-3/4" X 6"
. Model stitched on 14 Count White Aida Fabric.
Model stitched on 28 Ct. Antique White Cashel linen using DMC floss and Rainbow Gallery Wisper. Specialty stitches used Lazy Daisy over four and Nun's stitch. Also required but not listed above 1 unfinished wood sewing box from The Stitching Parlor, Inc., fine grit sandpaper, Americana acrylic paint in Rookwood Red, Briwax in Antique Mahogany, 1" sponge brushes, 1 pack of Peel N Stick or white craft glue, white poster board, 1/2 yard of matching fabric to line sewing box, 3/4 yard of matching trim or cording to go around the mirror, 1 4" beveled round mirror, Poly-fil, Fusible Featherweight Interfacing, and light batting.
"Christs Arms do still stand open to receive All weary Prodigals that sin do leave For them he left his Fathers best Abode Made Son of Man to make Man Son of God To cure their Wounds he Lifes Elixir bled and dyd a Death to raise them from the Dead"
"Fragrant the Rose is but fades in Time The violet sweet but quickly past the Prime White Lillies hang their Heads and soon decay And whiter snow in minutes melts away Such and so with ring are our early joys Which Time or Sickness speedily destroys."
Model stitched one over two on 40 Ct. Vintage Sand Dune using Soie d'Alger (or all DMC floss (3) 221, 310, (2) 347, (2) 420, (2) 501, 502, 640, 680, 734, (3) 739, 830, 927, 3012, 3362, 3363, 3721, 3822, 3863). Stitch count is 367W x 425H. Design size is 18.5" x 21.25"
Model stitched over two threads on 32 Ct. Country French Golden Needle linen with DMC floss and Classic Colorworks floss (or all DMC 351, 352, 744, 3371, 3781, 3865, 369, 320, 3862). Stitch Count: 97W x 65H. Design Size: 7" x 5"
Welcome to the Counting House -- where you can count perfect white sheep till you fall peacefully asleep. Model stitched on 32 Ct. Smokey Pearl linen with Crescent Colours (Khaki Mocha, Roasted Chestnut), Weeks Dye Works (Molasses, Collards) and DMC floss. Stitch Count: 135W x 81H.
"Counting bats - 1 for Horror, 2 for Glee, 3 for Mischief, 4 for Flee! 5 for Trick, 6 for Treat, 7 for the Monster you never want to meet!" Model stitched on 28 Ct. Frenzy Cashel linen with Soie d'Alger or DMC floss. Stitch Count: 173H x 41W. Pattern comes with beads and a skeleton charm. (DMC listed in box)
"When I'm worried and I can't sleep, I count my blessings instead of sheep." Model stitched with one thread over two on 28 Ct. Wren by Picture this Plus using Classic Colorworks. Frame was thrifted and refinished by designer. Stitch count 130x121. Design Size: 10" x 9"
"1 for sorrow, 2 for mirth, 3 for a wedding, 4 for a birth, 5 for silver, 6 for gold, 7 for a secret, not to be told. 8 for heaven and 9 for hell, 10 for the devil's own sel." Model stitched over 2 threads on 32 Ct. linen using Weeks Dye Works (DMC alternates 310 3829 648 3826). Stitch count: 163w x 157h. Design Size: 11" x 10" (NOTE: the word "sel." in the last omen means "select" or "selection".)
"Every journey begins with the first stitch." "Peace be to this house and the stitchers within." Models stitched on fabric of your choice with Sullivans or DMC floss. Stitch count for each sampler is 76x104. (floss listing is for all three patterns)
"All My" stitched on 32 Ct. Shale linen - 29x80. Design Size: 2" x 5". "Stitch" stitched on 32 Ct. Sterling - 35x46, 2" x 3". "ABC" stitched on 32 Ct. Limestone linen - 29x33, 2" x 3". Designs use Classic Colorworks floss and Weeks Dye Works floss (or DMC 924, 3021, 3012, 3011, 644, 611, 3721, 223, 3740). Shown with buttons from Just Another Button Company.