If stitching a full size traditional sampler seems too daunting, try stitching these 12 tiny wreaths instead. These adorable and charming little samplers fit the seasons and each month of the year and look fabulous as a grouping consisting of all twelve or stitch one at a time as birthday gifts, cards, bookmarks or in small frames for that special friend.
Stitch count 161w X 116h. Finished size on 14-ct fabric 11-1/2" X 8-1/2". Model stitched on 14 Count White Aida Fabric.
Model stitched on 28 Ct. Misty Blue linen with Dinky Dyes Silk floss, Kreinik Silk Mori, Needlepoint Inc Silks, and SJ Designs beads. An accessory pack is sold separately that contains all of the threads and beads listed above. Also required are DMC Pearl Cotton and needles. Complete step by step finishing instructions are included. Stitch Count: 40W x 228H. Design Size: 3" x 16".
Model stitched over 2 threads on 32 Ct. White Opalescent Belfast linen with Weeks Dye Works and Classic Colorworks floss (or DMC 3033, 3836, 730, 31, 729, 733, 33, 3042). Stitch Count: 55W x 73H. Finished Size: 9" x 11".
"Happy New Year" featuring a red barn, lamp post and sign with room for the year. Model stitched over 2 threads on 32 Ct. linen of your choice with DMC floss. Stitch Count: 98x84. Finished size: 6" x 5 1/4". Comes with a silver snowflake charm and number chart so you can personalize your design.
Model stitched one over two on 40 Ct. Mayflower Mocha from R&R Reproductions using Classic Colorworks, DMC floss, and Weeks Dye Works. Also required, but not listed above special order snowflake buttons #10541 from Just Another Button Company. Stitch Count: 139W x 70H. Design Size: 6 7/8" x 3 1/2". Color Chart.
"Home for the holidays." Model stitched on 20 Ct. Putty using Gentle Arts, Weeks Dye Works, Thread Gatherer & Classic Colorworks. Stitch Count: 50x72. Design Size: 3" x 4". Button set by Just Another Button Co (8091)
Model stitched two over two on 32 Ct. Water Lily Linen using Classic Colorworks (or DMC floss 420, 0331, 309, white, 3363, 434). Specialty Stitch Used: French Knot. Stitch Count: 103W x 103H. Design Size: 6 1/2" x 6 1/2"
Reprint of a previously discontinued pattern. A prairie Year was stitched on 18 ct Putty Khaki Davos, using DMC floss. Each Design was centered on a 41/2" square with an average finished size of 3" square. Ribbon ties were cut to 8" lengths. Average stitch count 45x45.
"I wish for you comfort on difficult days, rainbows to follow clouds, laughter to kiss your lips, gentle hugs when spirits sag, friendships to brighten your being and love to complete your life." Model stitched on 28 Ct. Antique White Jobelan with DMC floss. Stitch Count: 185W x 122H. Design Size: 14" x 9"
Model stitched on 28ct. Country French Latte linen using Gentle Arts Sampler Threads and Weeks Dye Works Threads. Stitch count: 48w x 47h. Approximate design size: 3.5" x 3.5". (DMC alternates are 309 807 3740 744 517 703 340 962)
Cross stitch pattern from The Blue Flower featuring an alpaca in a festive sweater and a Christmas tree! Stitch count of main design is 154w x 124h. Stitch count of smaller version is 94w x 124h. Design also uses Bella Lusso wool 093 and 095.
Note from the designer:
The models are stitched on 40 count "Lambswool" linen from xJudesigns. (If you are looking for a substitute that doesn't require international shipping, R&R "Alabaster" is a very close match.)
The models are trimmed with "Anemone" chenille and the larger one is accented with a twill bow in "Grape Jelly". Both are backed with "Grape Jelly" osnaburg. (Chenille, twill and osnaburg are all from Lady Dot Creates.)