"1 for sorrow, 2 for mirth, 3 for a wedding, 4 for a birth, 5 for silver, 6 for gold, 7 for a secret, not to be told. 8 for heaven and 9 for hell, 10 for the devil's own sel." Model stitched over 2 threads on 32 Ct. linen using Weeks Dye Works (DMC alternates 310 3829 648 3826). Stitch count: 163w x 157h. Design Size: 11" x 10" (NOTE: the word "sel." in the last omen means "select" or "selection".)
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from United States on 09/01/2018 - Enjoyable stitching. I'm a sampler stitcher normally, but I took a break a stitched up this cute little project in less than a week. I used the four DMC colors as called for in the pattern. Then I tea dyed it. Will put it in a black frame. Too cute!
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