This is a reproduction of a Dutch Sampler. It depicts a red stag, a number of flower pots and four rather inconspicuous birds.
The model was stitched over 2 threads on 35 Ct. Confederate Gray linen from Weeks Dye Works with Gentle Art Sampler threads and DMC floss. The stitch count is 264W x 260H and the finished size is 15" x 14 3/4".
"'Tis religion that can give sweetest pleasures while we live; 'Tis religion must supply solid comfort when we die". Model stitched over 2 threads on 36 Ct. Baked Clay linen by Fox and Rabbit Designs with DMC floss. Stitch Count: 155W x 187H. Finished size: 8.6" x 10.3".
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"
Chart pack contains all 26 letters, the border, and an optional "R" block. The model was stitched over two threads on 32 Ct. Dark Capucinno Linen from R&R Reproductions with Gentle Art Sampler threads. Stitch Count: 235x293. Design Size: 15" x 19"
Model stitched on 40 ct Olde Towne Blend using Weeks Dye Works, Gentle Arts & Classic Colorworks. (DMC alternates are 221 224 (2 needed) 225 315 407 611 647 730 (3 needed) 3046 3787 (2 needed) 3841 3859 ecru)A personalization chart has been included for you to stitch your name or a loved ones name in the place of "Mary Jane Carver". Stitch count 247x215.
"Jesus permit thy sacred name to stand as the first effort of an infant's hand, and while her fingers on the canvas move, engage her tender thoughts to ask thy love. Among thy children let her have a part and write thy name thyself upon her heart." Model stitched on 32 Ct. Vintage Examplar linen with Weeks Dye Works floss (or DMC 319, 356, 400, 422, 436, 610, 926, 927, 939, 3022, 3052, Ecru). Stitch Count: 294W x 229H.
Model stitched on 36 Ct. Vintage Pecan Butter linen using Weeks Dye works and Gentle Art Sampler Threads(or all DMC floss 801, 935, 518, 501, 3011, 3046, 920, 498, 152, 3858, 3712, 371, 524, 522, 3859, 3864). Stitch count is 183W x 99H.
Containing unique reproductions of samplers and smalls from private collectors and museum collections, this DVD edition features one-of-a-kind antique needlework projects from the 17th, 18th, 19th and 20th centuries, as well as antique-inspired designs. Also featured are well-researched articles profiling sampler makers, sampler-producing schools, needlework tools, museums and the various historical events that have shaped needlework. Some of the articles and projects cannot be found anywhere else, making this DVD essential to any collection. The DVD includes full-color photography, easy-to-read charts and complete instructions.
DVDs are both PC and MAC compatible, as well as US television/DVD-player compatible.
Model stitched two over two on 36 Ct. American Chestnut from R&R Reproductions using Gentle Art Sampler Threads and Weeks Dye Works. Also required, but not listed above Dragonfly from Gentle Art Sampler Threads. Stitch Count: 211W x 164H. Design Size: 12" x 9.25"
"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 two over one and two on 36 Ct. Star's Hallow Blend from R&R Reproduction using Gentle Art Sampler Threads and Weeks Dye Works. Stitch Count: 200W x 144H. Design Size: 11.5" x 8.0". Black & White and Color Chart Included.