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.
"When, what to my wondering eyes did appear but ten extra pounds on my thighs and my rear." Model stitched over 2 on 28 Ct. Country French Latte using Gentle Art threads. (DMC alternates are 726 912 3832 902 3776 3716 353 938 422 612 3815 321 white) Stitch Count: 96W x 145H. Design Size: 7" x 11"
Are you feeling your age??? After 40 it's Patch, Patch, Patch! A whimsical celebrtion of the joys of reaching "matu-rut-y". Stitch Count 51w X 75h. Finished size on 10-count 5" X 7". Model stitched on 10 Count Cream Tula.
"Wouldn't life be great if sweatpants were sexy, Mondays were fun, junk food was good for you, girls didn't cause so much drama, guys weren't so confusing, and saying goodbye only meant until tomorrow". Model stitched on 32 count Lambswool linen with Crescent Colours thread, Weeks Dye Works thread, and DMC floss (or all DMC 3031, 3687, 3807, 3828, 3790, 731, 3813). Stitch count is 221W x 72H.
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"
"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)
A message to Santa: "Is it too late to be good?" Model stitched on 28 Ct. Cappuccino Country French Linen with Weeks Dye Works. Stitch Count: 39W x 81H.
(DMC alternates are 3852 815 434 500 367 712 310)
"4 out of 5 voices in my head say...eat the chocolate!" Variations included for "eat the cupcake", "eat the cookie", and "eat the snack." Model stitched on 28 Ct. Ice Blue Lugana with Gentle Art Sampler Threads. Stitch Count: 69W x 67H.
"The line is very faint between hobby and mental illness." Model stitched on 28 Ct. Ivory Jobelan with Weeks Dye Works floss and Just Another Button Company buttons (4483S, 1171S, 3361, 3369M, 3387). Stitch Count: 48W x 83H.
Stitched over two on 18 Ct. linen, color of your choice using Classic Colorworks Perle Cotton, Weeks Dye Works Pearl Cotton and DMC #5 Pearl Cotton (DMC alternates for the Weeks and Classic Colorworks in pearl cotton #5 are also 3021 680 3687 676 3776 3041 3052 3688). Stitch count 98x121. Design Size: 6" x 7" Also required, but not listed above Finley Gold, Purple Aster, Poblano Pepper and Secondhand Rose from Classic Colorworks Pearl Cotton #5, and Weeks Dye Works Pearl Cotton #4145.