This design from Hands Across the Sea Samplers features an adorable little red school house accompanied by a lovely rose and a large yellow pear with a little bee buzzing beside it! The entire design is framed with tiny blue and red flowers.
Model stitched on Creme Brulee from Tabby Cat L... Read more
This design by Hands Across the Sea features an alphabet sampler, red flowers including roses, daisies, tulips and carnations and text which reads "fear god, honour the king","O may i still from sin depart! A wise and understanding heart Jesus to me given! And let me through thy Spirit k... Read more
"Jesus permit thy gracious Name to stand As the first efforts of a female hand And her fingers on the canvas move Engage her tender heart to seek thy love With thy dear children may she have apart And write thy name thyself upon her heart"
Model stitched one over two on 40 Ct. Vintage Sand... Read more
"Whatsoever thy hand findeth to do do it with thy might for there is no work nor device nor knowledge nor wisdom in the grave whither thou goest."
Model stitched one over one and two on your choice of 36 Ct. fabric using Soie d'Alger. Stitch Count: 264W x 317H. Design Size: 14.67" x 17.61"
Model stitched on 56 count "Old Sheep" linen by xJuDesigns. You may use whichever fabric count you prefer! This chart calls for Soie 100.3, but we have listed the Soie d'Alger and DMC alternatives.
Stitch count: 182 x 280
Who was Mrs Campbell? Without a first name for Mrs Campbell, it has proved impossible to trace her. We believe that Mrs Campbell was most probably a needlework teacher and that her colourful sampler was used as a teaching tool.
The sampler is exquisite, the back is as neat as the front. T... Read more
When time who steals our years away
Shall steal our pleasures too
The memory of the past will stay
And half our joys renew
Then think no more of future gloom
These joys will always last
For hope will brighten days to come
And memory gui... Read more
As a collector of needlework, the Micheal and Elizabeth Feller collection fired my passion for the genre of school-girl samplers. When I was afforded the opportunity to acquire several samplers from their collection in 2020, I was beyond excited.
Model stitched on your choice of 36 Ct. fabric using Soie d'Alger (or all DMC floss 3861, 422, 3790, 611, 613, 640, 648, 814, 816, 869, 919, 935, 950, 3031, 3032, 3371, 3750, 3778, 3813). Stitch count is 201W x 183H. Design is 11.17" x 10.17"
Model was reversibly stitched over two and three threads on 36 Ct. linen of your choice using Soie d'Alger (or DMC floss 221, 315, 437, (2) 543, (2) 580, 680 , 733, (3) 895, 932, 3750, 3753, (2) 3772, 3852, 3864, 3865). Also required, but not listed above #1753 from Soie d'Alger. Specialty Stitches Used. Stitch Count: 258W x 304H. Design Size: 7.78" X 27.22"
We were so pleased to find a pair of samplers stitched by a brother and sister. The icing on the cake was the additional discovery of the Hubbards' family history and that the samplers came from Norfolk.
The dates on the two samplers are the date of birth for Emma and Martin; Emma having ... Read more
Cross stitch pattern from Hands Across the Sea Samplers dated 1882!
Model is stitched using Zweigart based linen that was overdyed to the shade Marbled Khaki by xJuDesigns. The sampler is suitable fro stitching on aida, linen, and linaida. Stitch count is 145 x 105. (Soie 100.3 #335, Soie d'Alger #2646)
Model stitched over 2 threads on a 56 Ct. Velum linen by Foxglove and Lace Linens with Au Ver a Soie, Soie 100.3 (093, 129, 137, 207, 486, 494, 621, 664, 627). Conversions provided for Soie d'Alger (2632, 3745, 2635, 3835, 1735, 2915, 1814, 2922, 3446) and DMC floss (3771, 830, 355, 640, 931, 3712, ... Read more
Model stitched over 2 threads on a 56 Ct. linen with Au Ver a Soie 100/3 (31, 73, 109, 549, 634). Stitch Count: 266x273. Conversions are provided for Soie d'Alger silk and DMC floss. The design is suitable for stitching on linen or Aida. Spiral bound booklet.
Model was stitched on 52/60 Ct. Sycamore Seedpod linen by Legacy Linen, using Soie Surfine 2681. You can use whatever fabric you prefer, with whatever shade of red you'd like! The chart recommends Soie d'Alger 936 or 945, Soie 100.3 335 (previously 2646), 499, 500 or 779 OR Soie Surfine 2681 or 2779... Read more
"Yea though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death I will fear no evil for thou art with me." Model stitched over two on 40 Ct. Parchment from Weeks Dye Works, using Au Ver A Soie - Soie d'Alger. Soie 100.3 and DMC equivalents given. Stitch Count: 303W x 324H. Design Size: 15.15" x 16.20"
"Lead me to heaven the seat of bliss where pleasure in perfection is" Model stitched over two on 36 Ct. Parchment linen using Au Ver A Soie 100.3. We have also provided Soie d'Alger and DMC conversions. Stitch Count: 191W x 183H. Design Size: 10.61" 10.17"
Model stitched one over two on 36 Ct. Examplar from Lakeside Linens using Soie d'Alger (or DMC floss (4) 3831, (2) 3768, (3) 501, 3822, (2) 739). Specialty Stitches SUed: Algerian Eyelets, Stem Stitch & Satin Stitch. Stitch Count: 242W x 341H. Design Size: 13.44" x 18.94"
"Jesus permit thy gracious name to stand; As the first efforts of an infant hand And while her fingers on the canvas move Ingage her tender Thoughts to seek thy love With thy dear Children may she have apart And write the name thyself upon her heart"
Model stitched on 40 Ct. Sand Dune usin... Read more
"Ohappy they who know the Lord With whom he deigns to dwell He feeds and cheers them by his word His arm supports them well HIs presence sweetens all our care And makes our burdens light A word from him dispels our fears and gilds the gloom of night"
Model stitched one over two on 40 Ct. S... Read more
There is a modest little flower, To friendship ever dear, Oh! Plant it on my humble bed And strew it O'er my bier. Let not the dark sepulchral yew Its sombre branches wave, But let that little fragile flower Alone grow on my grave. No sculptured marble e'er shall shew My long, and lowly home, That l... Read more
Model stitched one over two on your choice of 36 Ct. fabric using Soie d'Alger (or DMC floss (2) 712, 775, 823, (2) 831, 321, (2) 498, 518, (2) 504, 733, 3046, (2) 677, 728, 3773, 353, 352, 3072, 3013, 3364, 524, 935, (2) 3012, 422, 648, 646, 3772, 420, 3064, 3755, 503, 502, white, 310). Also required but not listed above 163, Stitch count is 309W x 319H. Design size is 17.17" x 17.72"
"Next unto God Dear Parents I address Myself to you in Humble Thankfulness For all your care and Charge on me bestowed The means of Learning unto me Allowed Go on I pray and Let me still Pursue Those Golden Arts the Vulgar never knew."
Model stitched one over two on your choice of 36 Ct. fa... Read more
Model stitched one over two on 36 Ct. color that is the closest to DMC 613 using Soie d'Alger (or DMC floss (2) 422, 310, 3756, 930, 3753, 597, 500, 734, 733, (2)420, 677, (2) 3787, (2) 3052, (2) 829, (2) 832, 611, 3831, 816). Also required but not listed above (2) 3346 from Soie d'Alger. Stitch count is 373W x 445H. Design size is 20.72" x 24.72"
We are delighted to present to you an original design. Dancing With Your Heart was inspired by a sampler in Nicola's private collection and has been designed as a small sampler that can be framed. With dancers swirling across our linen, we asked Faye Riggsbee (Caro... Read more
Model was stitched on Marbled Khaki from xJuDesigns using Au Ver a Soie 100.3 thread, but you may use whatever count fabric you are most comfortable with! The quantities of 100.3 given will work with 2 strands on 28 count linen, or 1 strand on 46 count linen. Stitch Count: 76W x 193H
Model stitched on 56 count Marbled Pointer by xJuDesigns, using Au Ver A Soie - 100.3 threads. Stitch count: 191 x 200. The given spools/skeins will be enough for 14ct Aida/ 28ct linen or 56ct linen. Stitches used are cross stitch over 2 threads and Algerian eyelets. Suitable for needleworkers of al... Read more
Model stitched using Au Ver A Soie - Soie d'Alger. The chart recommends Legacy Linen's Victoria Sponge Cake in 30ct, Corn Tassel in 37ct, Foxtail Millett in 45ct, or Sycamore Seedpod in 53/63ct. Quantities of thread we have provided will work for 1 strand on 40ct linen. DMC alternative #802 has been... Read more
"Learn little Maid, each useful Art, Which may adorn thy Youth; Learn to improve thy tender Heart, In virtue Grace and Truth; Shun every vice with studious care, Each Female folly flee, fair That ev'ry grace which Crown the May all attend on the. Mary Ann Diaper is my Name, and in this wrought t... Read more
Model stitched over two on 46 ct. Straw with one strand Au Ver A Soie Silk from their D'Alger Range. There are also conversions for the Au Ver A soie 100.3 range together with DMC. Soie 100.3 #245 discontinued. Stitch count 201x246.
Model stitched two over two on 46 Ct. Vintage Fawn by Lakeside Linens, using Au Ver A Soie - Soie 100.3 threads. We have also provided Soie d'Alger and DMC alternatives. Specialty Stitched Used: Over One, Algerian Eyelets, Double Running Stitch, Irish Stitch, Rice Stitch, Double Back Stitch and Satin Stitch. Stitch Count: 230W x 450H. Design Size on 46 count: 10" x 19.57"
"When thou art rich thou many friends shall find. When riches fail friends soon will prove unkind."
Model stitched on 36 Ct. Buttercream using Soie d'Alger (or all DMC floss (2) 816, 3756, 3811, 3810, 3808, (2) 501, (2) 3348, (2) 165, (2) 3822, (2) 948, (2) 950, ecru). Stitch count is 239W x 257H. Design is 17.95" x 18.85"
"Make much of precious time when your power be careful Well to husband every hour for time will come when you Shall sorelament the unhappy moments you have mispent."
Model stitched one over two on 40 Ct. Straw using Soie d'Alger (or DMC floss 543, 832, 347, 931, 522, 720, 926, 3712, 815, 38... Read more