"Labor for learning before you grow old for it is better than silver and gold." Model stitched on 35 Ct. Classic Homespun by R&R Reproductions with Classic Colorworks and Gentle Art Sampler threads (or DMC 3721, 3051, Ecru, 152, 645, 738, 758, 221, 3830, 844, 644). Stitch Count: 108W x 118H.
This is a 43 page spiral bound book (5 1/2" x 8 1/2") that includes the pattern for the sampler shown on the cover and fully illustrated instructions for the specialty stitches used in the 15 stitched blocks. The model was stitched over 2 threads on 32 Ct. Sand linen by Picture This Plus with Thread Gatherer Silk N Colors (evergreen, forest of greens, madeline locks, maidenhair fern, sea foam), Access Commodities Soie d'Alger (F22, 1746, 4624), Rainbow Gallery Splendor (961, 971), Gloriana Silk (blythe green, old gold, red clay), Needlepoint Inc Silk (974, 986) and Mill Hill Beads (40557, 42028, 42038, 42101). All of the thread and beads required are available in the optional embellishment pack. Stitch count for the design is 179x221.
In 36 Easy Bread Cloths, Deborah A. Lambein presents three dozen quick and easy corner designs to cross stitch on bread cloths. Designs range from quilt-inspired topics to teapots, baked goods, flowers, farm animals, teddy bears, angels, and others. Full-color charts make each project simple and enjoyable to create.