Descending order chronicles in stitches five generations of women. An alphabet and number chart is included so you can personalize the design. Model stitched on 16 Ct./32 Ct. fabric of your choice with DMC floss or Gentle Art Sampler threads (Morning Glory, Midnight - need 55 yards, Sugarplum - need 18 yards, Tutti Frutti, Hyacinth, Banker's Grey - need 7 yards, Mustard Seed - need 7 yards, Bayberry - need 8 yards, Tropical Ocean - need 7 yards, Spring Grass, Grasshopper - need 10 yards). Stitch Count: 159x346.
"I love all beauteous things, I seek and adore them: God hath no better praise, and man in his hasty days is honoured for them. I too will something make and joy in the making: Altho' tomorrow it seem like the empty words of a dream, remembered on waking. When this you see, remember me." Model stitched on 18 count Aida with DMC floss. Stitch count: 333H x 251W.
"The Hour of Prayer - Hail; peaceful hour supremely blest amid the hours of earthly care: the hour that yields the spirit rest that sacred hour_ the hour of prayer. And when my hours of prayer are past, oh, may I leave these Sabbath days to find eternity at last a never ending hour of praise." Model stitched on 18 count Aida with DMC floss. Stitch count: 364W x 400H.
Model stitched on 40 ct Olde Towne Blend using Weeks Dye Works, Gentle Arts & Classic Colorworks. (DMC alternates are 221 224 (2 needed) 225 315 407 611 647 730 (3 needed) 3046 3787 (2 needed) 3841 3859 ecru)A personalization chart has been included for you to stitch your name or a loved ones name in the place of "Mary Jane Carver". Stitch count 247x215.
"Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul, and sings the tune without the words and never stops at all." Model stitched on fabric of your choice with DMC floss. Stitch Count: 217W x 236H.
"Jesus permit thy sacred name to stand as the first effort of an infant's hand, and while her fingers on the canvas move, engage her tender thoughts to ask thy love. Among thy children let her have a part and write thy name thyself upon her heart." Model stitched on 32 Ct. Vintage Examplar linen with Weeks Dye Works floss (or DMC 319, 356, 400, 422, 436, 610, 926, 927, 939, 3022, 3052, Ecru). Stitch Count: 294W x 229H.
Model stitched over 2 threads on 36 Ct. Weathered Shingle linen by R&R Reproductions with Weeks Dye Works floss, DMC floss, and Classic Colorworks floss (or all DMC 632, 644, 3011, 3012, 3787, 3045, 3799, 3777, 646, 3857, 3865). Stitch Count: 97W x 96H.
Model stitched on 36 Ct. Vintage Pecan Butter linen using Weeks Dye works and Gentle Art Sampler Threads(or all DMC floss 801, 935, 518, 501, 3011, 3046, 920, 498, 152, 3858, 3712, 371, 524, 522, 3859, 3864). Stitch count is 183W x 99H.
"Fun in the Sun. Sand in your Toes." Model stitched on 32 Ct. Star Sapphire linen with DMC floss, Classic Colorworks, and Gentle Art Sampler threads (or all DMC 420, 612, 727, 3031, White, 3609, 704, 3846). Stitch Count: 83W x 115H.