Cross stitch pattern from Modern Folkart Embroidery featuring a fun Scandinavian style alphabet sampler. This design features full crosses only, no specialty stitches. This is a great design for new stitchers who are looking to embroidery a sampler. This design is monochrome and can be stitched in c... Read more
This stunning French sampler contains some of the most beautiful alphabets I've come across, and can be stitched as a whole, or used for reference to personalize your own stitching. 'Joyeux Noel' was inspired by the antique, showing how you can use elements of the design for smalls.
Cross stitch pattern from The Sampler House featuring the alphabet and the phrase "Worked by Harriet Hazlin. Born in the state of Massachusetts August 17, 1856 by humility and the fear of God are riches honor and life"
Model stitched on 35 ct. Northern Cross linen using DMC thread. Stitch count is 141 x 113.
Model stitched on 32ct Country Mocha Edinburgh Linen with Weeks Dye Works floss (or DMC 221, 611, 738, 3348, 3363, 3713, 3722). Stitch Count: approximately 157w x 77h. Finished size: approximately 11.2" x 5.5" Color chart.
The original sampler was stitched in 1812 in Troy, N.Y. The reproduction model was stitched on an Antique White #28 linen over one thread. The stitch count is: 80 W x 109 H and the finished size over one is: 2.8" W x 3.8" H. The following colors were used: Weeks Dye Works - Kentucky Bluegrass and Verdigris, and Hickory Sticks and Tiny Vine from Classic Colorworks.
This sampler, which I have named the Sewing Box Sampler 1 because it and another were found in a sewing box, is of unknown date and origin. As you can see, there is no name or date on this sampler, and as you can see from the original, it was unfinished. Perhaps the stitcher meant to stitch her name... Read more