"Kids leave handprints on our hearts, and mud, socks, paint, dishes, shoes, laundry, toys, love, hugs, laughter & joy everywhere else." Model stitched on 32 Ct. Antique White Jobelan with Weeks Dye Works floss. Stitch Count: 63W x 165H.
"Praise your children & they will bloom." Model stitched over 2 threads on 30 Ct. Tea linen (or fabric of your choice) with Gentle Art Sampler threads (or DMC 470, 322, 3051, 502, 3740, 930, 712, 899, 3803, 738, 598). Stitch Count: 35W x 122H. Shown with a tiny ladybug button from Just Another Button Company.
"Children are for Loving" stitched over 2 threads on 28 Ct. Sky Blue linen. Stitch Count: 72W x 72H. "Children are a Great Way to Start People" stitched over 2 threads on 32 Ct. Lambswool linen. Stitch Count: 150W x76H. Both designs use Gentle Art Sampler threads (or DMC 470, 322, 761, 3685, 502, 729, 930, 899, 3803, 3021). Shown with buttons from Just Another Button Company.
"To be a child is to know the joy of living. To have a child is to know the beauty of life." Model stitched on 28 Ct. Antique White evenweave with Sullivan's Floss (or DMC 3811, 598, 597, 353, 352, 3813, 676, 3046, 435, 351, 3809). Stitch Count: 90x106.
A cute little design to welcome the new addition. The models were stitched on 28 Ct. Graziano Light Blue/White or Soft Rose/White gingham linen using Weeks Dye Works (Bluecoat Blue) and Gentle Art Sampler Threads (Butternut Squash, Freedom, Mistletoe, Pink Azalea). Stitch Count: 52W x 72H.
"You will never have this day with your children again. Tomorrow they'll be a little older than today. This day is a gift. Just breathe, notice, pay attention. Enjoy today. It will be over before you know it." Model stitched on 32 Ct. Lambswool Linen with Weeks Dye Works and Gentle Art Sampler threads (or DMC 3721, 931, 435, 3823, 783, 3012, 898). Stitch Count: 110W x 140H.
"How to be a mean mother. Never allow treats instead of a real meal. Know where her kids are, who they are with. Make kids work...laundry, dishes, more chores. Insist on the truth. Produce sensible teens. What the world needs are more mean mothers...and fathers too!" Model stitched on 32 Ct. Lambswool linen with Weeks Dye Works floss (or DMC 3806, 422, 3790, 3031, 3348, 730, 822, 437, 3816). Stitch Count: 101W x 160H.