Note from the designer - "So many unusual and enigmatic features were left by Ann Carbutt on her sampler, made when she was sixteen years old, very likely in the West Riding of Yorkshire. The surname "Carbutt" is first found in Cheshire after the Norman Conquest. Variations of the name i... Read more
"May death conclude my toils and tears May death destroy my sins and fears May Death through Jesus be my fiend May death be life when life shall end Lord make my faith and love sincere My judgement sound my conscience clear And when toils of life are past May I be found in peace at last."
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"This work I've done to let you see The care my Parents took of me When I am dead and in my grave I hope this Piece of work you'll save" Model stitched one over two on 40 Ct. Straw using Soie d'Alger (or DMC floss 746, 3047, 422, 310, 3752, (2)732, (4) 730, 728, 926, (2) 950, (2) 3779, (2) 7... Read more
"When flowers as Emblems we survey A Moral they disclose In Youth they bloom in Age decay Then imitate the rose. Hannah Gurney 1769" Model stitched on 36 Ct. Vintage Bisque using Needlepoint Inc. Silk (or all DMC 3820, 927, 501, 500, 3779, 223, 3722, 3721, 221, 733, 3768, 3012, 352, 347, 336... Read more
"Jesus my all to Heaven is gone. He whom I fix my hopes upon. His track I see and I will pursue. The narrow nay till him I view. Then will I tell to sinners round. What a dear saviour I have found. I will point to they redeeming blood and say behold the way to god." Model stitched over two o... Read more
Model stitched one over two on 40 Ct. Parchment using Weeks Dye Works, Gentle Art Sampler Threads and Classic Colorworks (or DMC floss 782, 610, 3857, 839, 3046, 924, 729). Stitch Count: 145W x 159H. Design Size: 7" x 8"
Model stitched over two on 40 Ct. Bees Knees Linen from Seraphim Hand Dyed Fabrics by Laurie using Weeks Dye Works (or DMC floss 3772, 310, 414, 829, 730, B5200, 935, 3777, 977 or 3827). Specialty Stitches Used. Stitch Count: 164W x 226H. Design Size: 8.25" x 11.25"
This is a reproduction of an antique English sampler made by Hannah Hammond in 1845. Model stitched over 2 threads on 32 Ct. Cocoa linen with Gentle Art Sampler threads and Weeks Dye Works floss (or DMC 935, 3328, 612, 760, 613, 433, 420, 3828, 407, 829, 543, 3047, 422, 950, 370, 3726, 632, 221, 3011, 3032, 3777, 3064). Stitch Count: 192W x 206H. Finished size: 12" x 12 3/4".
"Have communion with few, be familiar with one. Deal justly with all and speak evil of none. Hannah Carter December 8th, 1898." Model stitched on 30 ct Crme Brulee linen with Gloriana Silk floss and Needlepoint Inc Silks. Stitch count 208x255.
Hannah Cummins stitched her sampler in Stockton, England in 1828 when she was 9 years old. A photo of the antique sampler is included in the package. "My thoughts before they are my own are to my God distinctly known. He knows the words I mean to speak ere from opning lips they break.