This sweet little sampler can be attached to an antique wooden bobbin, framed, or made into a pillow. Perhaps you have other ideas. I hope you'll change the girl's hair, eye, and skin colors to match your own. Perhaps you might also want the change to color of her dress to your favorite colo... Read more
Note from the designer - A Quaker Pattern Book is an accordion-style book inspired by old pattern books. In addition to the front and back cover, there are eight more pages of stitched alphabets, borders, and motifs. The motifs in this book are from Ackworth School, one of the most famous Quaker s... Read more
Note from the designer - This sampler takes its name from the town of Blairgowrie, located in the region of Perthshire in the center of Scotland. The town, with its red stone buildings, grew rapidly due largely to the town's location on the banks of the River Ericht. In the 18th century the Blairg... Read more
Note from the designer - Each of these four little turtles is a unique needlework treasures needlebook, a pincushion, a pocket, or a scissors weight. Both the upper and lower shells feature a Quaker motif.
The model was stitched over one thread on 32 Ct. Olive Green linen with Weeks Dye... Read more
This book of 16 stitched pages features a floral bouquet, twelve alphabets, and a page of numerals. The book is adapted from an antique "souvenir" book dated 1895. The original book cover is silk, and the pages are canvas stitched with wool threads. For my adaptation, I used linen for the ... Read more
"Of female arts in usefulness, the needle far exceeds the rest." The model was stitched over 2 threads on 36 Ct. Light Sand linen with Needlepoint inc silks. DMC conversions are provided. Stitch Count: 211W x 211H. Finished size: 11 3/4" x 11 3/4"
Stitched used: backstitch, cross stitch, cushion stitch, satin and straight stitch. Stitch diagrams are included.
"Be ye always kind and true". The model was stitched on 36 Ct. Meadow Rue from Lakeside Linens with Belle Soie silk floss. DMC conversions are provided. Stitch Count: 148W x 134H. Finished size: 8.2" x 7.4"
Stitches used: cross stitch, cross stitch over one thread, satin stitch, smyrna stitch and tent stitch. Stitch diagrams are provided.
"Count the day lost whose low descending sun views from thy hand no worthy act done."
The model was stitched over 2 threads on 32 Ct. Black linen with silks from Gloriana and The Thread Gatherer. DMC conversions are provided. Stitch Count: 251W x 111H. Finished size: 15.6" x 7... Read more
Note from the designer - A huswif is a folded or rolled case for holding needlework supplies. My design was inspired by old ones, which were typically made from a variety of cotton prints, both on the inside and on the outside. The inside of my huswif is made from five different cotton prints. Th... Read more
Note from the designer - The Ackworth Friendship Book is an accordion-style book of Quaker motifs from Ackworth School in northern England. There are 10 stitched pages. Each set of pages forms a pocket in which you can store special treasures. On my model, I stitched the front and back book covers... Read more
Note from the designer - This sewing case folds like a book and has a mattress-style pincushion on the inside. Also on the inside of the case is a place for holding a special pair of scissors and two needlepages. The verse on the sewing case back reads May beauty and grace enrich each day.
Both designs stitched on 36 Ct. Meadow Rue by Lakeside Linens with Brethren Blue by Gentle Art Sampler threads. Each sampler requires one 5 yard skein. Quaker Sampling IV Stitch Count: 73W x 93H. Design Size: 4" x 5". Quaker Sampling V Stitch Count: 103W x 102H. Design Size: 6" x 6"
This sampler is an adaptation of an undated and unsigned antique in my collection. I made minor changes to a few of the motifs, and I changed some of the thread colors. However, the spirit of this lovely sampler remains the same as the antique. I hope you'll ... Read more
This chart is an accurate reproduction of Elizabeth Wood's sampler stitched in 1822. A photo of the antique sampler is included in the package.
The model was stitched over 2 threads on 35 Ct. Cornsilk linen from Weeks Dye Works with Needlepoint Inc Silks (DMC conversions are provided). Stitch Count: 219W x 258H. Finished size: 12 1/2" x 14 3/4".
Hannah Cummins stitched her sampler in Stockton, England in 1828 when she was 9 years old. A photo of the antique sampler is included in the package. "My thoughts before they are my own are to my God distinctly known. He knows the words I mean to speak ere from opning lips they break.
Ada Mary Hornsey of Wellingborough, England stitched her sampler at age 10. "My father, my mother I know I cannot your kindness repay, but I hope that, as older I grow, I shall learn your commands to obey."
The model was stitched over 2 threads on 40 Ct Light Sand linen with Needlep... Read more
The model was stitched over 2 threads on 32 Ct. Summer Khaki linen with Soie d'Alger silks and silk chenille (DMC conversions are provided). Stitch Count: 204W x 278H. Finished size: 12 3/4" x 17 3/8" Stitches used: cross stitch, satin... Read more
The model was stitched over 2 threads on 36 Ct. Summer Khaki linen with Soie d'Alger silks (DMC conversions are provided). Stitch Count: 178W x 274H. Finished size: 9 7/8" x 15 1/8" Stitches used: cross stitch, satin stitch, algerian eye stitch, straight stitch, tent stitch, and cross stitch over one thread. Stitch diagrams are included.
"When this you see remember me though many miles I distant be"
Note from the designer -This sampler is based on one finished by Susie Wade in 1892 at the age of 13. Susie used brightly colored wools, mainly red and green, on canvas, and honored her loved ones by including their in... Read more
Two birth samplers just perfect for twins! They are slightly different to make them unique for each child. The models were stitched over 2 threads on 36 Ct. Antique Ivory linen with The Gentle Art Simply Wool thread. DMC conversions are provided. Stitch Count: 159W x 80H. Finished Size: 8.8" x 4... Read more
"To love and be loved is the greatest joy" and "The Lord watch between me and thee when we are absent from one another." Both models were stitched over 2 threads on 36 Ct. Maritime White from Lakeside Linens with Needlepoint Inc silks. DMC conversions are provided. Stitch Count: 73W ... Read more
The model was stitched over one thread on 32 Ct. Meadow Rue from Lakeside Linens with The Gentle Art Sampler threads. DMC conversions are provided. Stitch Count: 131W x 204H. Finished size: 8.18" x 12.75"
A sampler from With My Needle featuring the benefits of virtue, industry & friendship. >br>
The model was stitched on 36 Ct. Rue Green linen with DMC floss and Gentle Art Sampler threads (DMC conversions are provided). Stitch Count: 197W x 225H. Finished size: 11" x 12.5"
"Adorn they heart, adorn they mind with knowledge of the purest kind."
The model was stitched over 2 threads on 32 Ct. Summer Khaki with Gentle Art Sampler threads and Weeks Dye Works floss. DMC conversions are provided. Stitch Count: 111W x 349H. Finished size: 7" x 21.8". <... Read more
Note from the designer - This little box, which measures almost 3-1/2 inches, is the perfect size for holding your needlework tools. Place it on a table next to you when stitching, or take it to your favorite stitching event. Two embroidered pinkeep medallions adorn the inside of the box, and a pin... Read more
Package contains patterns for both a multicolor and one color version of the design. The models were stitched on 32 Ct. Light Examplar by Lakeside Linens with DMC, Gentle Art Sampler threads and Olde Willow Stitchery. DMC conversions are provided. Stitch Count: 222W x 139H. Finished size: 13.8" x 8.6".
"This I did that you can see what care my parents took of me."
Note from the designer - The wooden form for this needlebook is in the shape of a hornbook. Hornbooks were used by school children for several centuries starting in Europe in the mid 1400s. They were also used in America. Read more
"Within my heart let peace a dwelling find. Let my goodwill extend to all mankind".
Note from the designer - This envelope-style sewing case provides a lovely way to store your needlework tools. Rings on the inside hold your threads, and there is also a large pocket for tools and t... Read more
"A box for needlework - My needle does my heart engage."
Note from the designer - This little box which measures nearly four inches is the perfect size for holding your needlework tools. Place it on a table next to you when stitching or pack it up to take to your favorite stitching ... Read more
Note from the designer - The pyramid shape of this etui, or case, was popular during Victorian times. The outside panels are embroidered with traditional motifs. On the bottom of the etui is a verse that I adapted from an old song published in 1886. The verse begins with the line Come haste, my f... Read more
Note from the designer - Celebrate your love of the sea with this small sewing case and accompanying scissors weight. Lovely mermaids grace both pieces. A ship and a lighthouse are on the back of the case. Inside is a pocket, two heart-shaped thread rings, and a wool needlepage in the shape of a ... Read more