The perfect design for any stitcher or seamstress! Every stitcher will recognize these cherished tools and accessories that are used for sewing. Here is Grandma's old-fashioned thimble and that cute little tomato pin cushion along with tools of the trade. This charming little sampler would look great on the top of a sewing basket or make a lovely addition to any sewing room.
Stitch count 123w X 84h. Finished size on 14-ct fabric 8-3/4" X 6"
. Model stitched on 14 Count White Aida Fabric.
"I joyfully apply myself to the Needlework that is to be done. I am grateful for the ability to do this art." Model stitched one over two on 36 Ct. Confederate Gray Linen using Classic Colorworks. Stitch count: 283W x 83H. Design size: 16" x 5"
"All My" stitched on 32 Ct. Shale linen - 29x80. Design Size: 2" x 5". "Stitch" stitched on 32 Ct. Sterling - 35x46, 2" x 3". "ABC" stitched on 32 Ct. Limestone linen - 29x33, 2" x 3". Designs use Classic Colorworks floss and Weeks Dye Works floss (or DMC 924, 3021, 3012, 3011, 644, 611, 3721, 223, 3740). Shown with buttons from Just Another Button Company.
Model stitched over two on 32 Ct. Parchment from Weeks Dye Works using Gentle Art Sampler Threads and Sullivan floss. Stitch Count for Thread Board: 38x65. Design Size: 2" x 4". Stitch Count for Pin Disk: 30x30. Design Size: 2" x 2"
Model stitched over two on 32 ct. Toasted Almond Belfast by Silk Weavers using Classic Colorworks, Gentle Arts Sampler Threads and DMC floss. Stitch count 48x107. (DMC alternates for overdyes are as follows, 3031 666 3347 972)
Model stitched over 2 threads on 36 Ct. Parchment linen by Weeks Dye Works with Gentle Art Sampler threads. Stitch count for sewing tray: 93x45. Design Size: 5" x 3". Stitch count for pin disk : 33x35. Design Size: 2" x 2". Finishing instructions included. (NOTE: Wood tray available at Joanne's fabrics.)
Model stitched over 2 threads on 36 Ct. Parchment linen by Weeks Dye Works with Gentle Art Sampler threads. Stitch Count for Sewing Tray: 72x117. Design Size: 4" x 7". Stitch Count for Needle book - 35x45. Design Size: 2" x 3". Finishing instructions included.
Cherry Blossom Scissor Fob and Needlebook stitched over 2 threads on 32 Ct. Grasshopper linen. Stitch Counts: Fob - 53x53, Needlebook - 95x47. Box Lid stitched over 2 threads on 32 Ct. Red Pearl linen. Stitch Count: 78x50. All designs use Weeks Dye Works floss (or DMC 333, 725, 3777, 335, 3815,3816, 3733).
"What a wonderful blessing - the peaceful time, the quiet hours. The rhythm of the stitching that soothes the troubled mind. The colors & designs that bring joy to the heart. The feeling of cloth & thread that delight the hands. Stitching - a true blessing to the mind and heart and hands." Designed by Eileen Gurak. Model stitched on 28 Ct. Bone Lugana with DMC floss. Stitch Count: 130x130. Design Size: 10" x 10"
Have fun cross stitching this Needlework inspired sampler! Then see how easy it is to fashion it into a delightful accent for a craft room or sewing room. Depicts all the tools a stitcher needs for their craft, such as a pincushion, scissors, and ribbons, all framed in a delightful checkered border.
Stitch count 102w X 76h. Finished size on 28-ct fabric over 2 threads 9-1/4" X 5-3/8". Model stitched on 28 count ivory evenweave fabric.
"I'm a stitcher and I hoard. Can't even close the closet door. Under the bed, in the drawers, taking over all the floors. Fabric, buttons, scissors too. Pins and needles, less won't do. Charts & threads, here & there, it's overflowing everywhere. I should stop, I really should but do not think I ever could. I'll stitch it all before I die. It may kill me, but I'll try. I'm a stitcher - and I hoard. To stitch an X is my big reward." Model stitched on 28 Ct. Star Sapphire Jobelan with Weeks Dye Works floss. Stitch Count: 127W x 183H.
The pin cushion is stitched on 28 Ct. Sandstone linen using two plies over two threads. Important: Cut your fabric at least 8"x8" and center carefully. Stitch count 39x40 and using DMC floss. Finishing instructions included.