Happy memories of childhood come to mind when you hear Mary Mary quite contrary... This beautiful garden piece captures everything you love about spring and childhood - a little girl with a watering can, flowers, herbs, vegetables, even birds and bees! This sweet treasure great in a nursery or playroom. Stitch count 170w X 224h. Finished size on 14-ct fabric 12-1/8" X 16"
Model stitched on 14 Count White Aida
"Mary Mary Needleworker, how does your garden grown? With hand-dyed fabric, floss & pins & scissor all lined up in a row." Model stitched over 2 threads on 32 Ct. Bramble by Picture This Plus with DMC floss. Second option is to stitched on a darker fabric (32 Ct. Echo) with DMC floss (301, 310, 347, 352, 367, 414, 434, 471, 505, 680, 732, 744, 822, 844, 3722, 3761, 3852, 3866). Stitch count: 197x161. Finished size: 12.3" x 10".
Both models stitched over 2 threads on 28 Ct. Water Lily linen with DMC floss and Kreinik #4 Braid. "Mary" Stitch Count: 57W x89H. Dersign Size: 5" x 7" "Baby Jesus" Stitch Count: 55W x 40H. Design Size: 4" x 3" Finishing instructions included.
Reproduction of a lovely and colorful Scottish Sampler. The model was stitch over 2 threads on 40 Ct. Cocoa linen by Weeks Dye Works with Classic Colorworks floss, The Gentle Art Sampler threads, Weeks Dye Works floss and DMC floss (or all DMC 3860, 833, 167, 926, 402, 613, 3861, 524, 902, 730, 223, 831, 3021, 815, 3777, 434, 842, 3863, 645, 152, 310, 370, 3031, 500, 3011, 3328, 3047, 816). Stitch Count: 209W x 269H. Finished size; 10 1/2" x 13 1/2". In addition to cross stitches, the design uses specialty stitches Algerian eye, Rice stitch, and Counted Satin stitch.
"Redeem the mispent time thats past. Live each day as if it were thy last. And of thy talents take great care. For the last day thyself prepare. Live mindful of death." Model stitched over two on 37 Ct. Russian Tea Cake Legacy Linen from Access Commodities using Au Ver A Soie Silk. Also required, but not listed above 3835, 3836 and 4646 from Au Ver A Soie. Specialty Stitches Used: Over One, Double Running/Back Stitch, Satin Stitch. Stitch Count: 438W x 440H. Design Size: 24" x 24"
This stocking is another of our coveted Heirloom Stockings designed by Sandy Orton and is designed for the stitcher in your life! A stunningly detailed Victorian design that is perfect for the holidays! Kooler Heirloom stockings are wonderfully detailed with full and half cross stitches. Includes a full alphabet for customizing your family name. Stitch Count 136w X 205h, finished size on 14 count: 9-3/4" X 14-3/4". Design stitched on 25 Count Mushroom Lugana evenweave fabric. Design by Sandy Orton.
"Grant now O lord that I may be while here on earth approved by thee. Then shall my soul mount up on high and wing its way above the sky." Model stitched two over one and two on 30 Ct. French Vanilla from R&R Reproductions using Classic Colorworks, Gentle Art Sampler Threads and Weeks Dye Works. Stitch Count: 160W x 206H. Design Size: 10 1/2" x 13 1/4"
Model stitched over 2 threads on 32 Ct. white, black or light morning rose Belfast linen with DMC floss, Caron Waterlilies, Dinky Dyes silk, Gloriana silk, Rainbow Gallery Splendor, Rainbow Gallery Petite Treasure Braid, Rainbow Gallery Petite Silk Lame, Delica Beads, and Swarovski Crystals. Stitch Count: 255 x 255.
Model stitched one over two on 32 Ct. Straw linen using Classic Colorworks, Gentle Art Sampler Threads and Weeks Dye Works (or all DMC 3863, 3033, 3031, 221, 642, 3021, 3011, 611). Stitch Count: 141W x 139H. Design Size: 8.81" x 8.68"