"Live Simply that Others May Simply Live." A sampler in the style of the Quaker samplers of the 17th and 18th centuries. Stitched with a single color of dark floss (Gentle Arts: Blueberry, Vikki Clayton Hand Dyed Fibers: Konini, or DMC #930/#3740). Stitch Count: 108W x 170H.
Featuring the octagonal motifs often seen in old Quaker Samplers, this game board has a wise saying around it's border - "All work and no play makes Jack a Dull Boy. All Play and No Work Make Jack a Mere Toy." Worked in all cross stitch but suggestions are given for adding specialty stitches if you choose. Stitch count is 197 x 197. Thread colors are given for Gentle Art Sampler Threads and Vickie Clayton Hand Dyed Silks (Half Verdigris, Taro Leaf, Dark Mauve, Hyacinth, Natural, Ebony, Legacy Blue, Kobalt, Abrun). DMC conversions are 523 924 3740 3042 3865(needs2) 3799(needs5) 311 931 434 .