Find delight in nature's gifts throughout the year with this traditional nature sampler. Beautiful birds, foliage and and a bouquet of flowers frame the words: "To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven." Celebrate the turning of the seasons or a memory of a special day. Or simply personalize with a message unique to you. An instant heirloom.
Stitch count 237w X 141h. Finished size on 28-ct fabric over 2 threads 16-7/8" X 10". Model stitched on 28 Count White Evenweave Fabric.
Enjoy spring all year long with this enchanting flower garden fairy poem design by Barbara Baatz Hillman. The sweet fairy is surrounded by lovely flowers, buds and butterflies. Adds a magical touch to any home, for your avid gardener or special girl.
Stitch count 132w X 175h. Finished size on 14-ct fabric 9 3/8" X 12-1/2". Model stitched on 14 Count White Aida Fabric. Also listed on the pattern, but not in the supply list, Kreinik #4 Braid in #041
If stitching a full size traditional sampler seems too daunting, try stitching these 12 tiny wreaths instead. These adorable and charming little samplers fit the seasons and each month of the year and look fabulous as a grouping consisting of all twelve or stitch one at a time as birthday gifts, cards, bookmarks or in small frames for that special friend.
Stitch count 161w X 116h. Finished size on 14-ct fabric 11-1/2" X 8-1/2". Model stitched on 14 Count White Aida Fabric.
Models stitched over 2 threads on 32 Ct. Charcoal Belfast linen with Classic Colorworks and Weeks Dye Works floss. Shown with purple bat buttons from Just Another Button Company. Stitch Count: 43x68 Each. Finished size about 2 3/4" x 4 1/4". A second primitive color palette is included.
Model stitched one over two on 35 Ct. North Beach Brown from Dames of the Needle using Gentle Art Simply Wool (or DMC floss 221, 224, 605, 823,3350, 3687, 3722). Also required, but not listed above Briar Rose adn Antique Rose from Gentle Art Simply Wool. Stitch Count: 136W x 84H. Design Size: 8" x 5".
Model stitched two over two on 32 Ct. Water Lily Linen using Classic Colorworks (or DMC floss 420, 0331, 309, white, 3363, 434). Specialty Stitch Used: French Knot. Stitch Count: 103W x 103H. Design Size: 6 1/2" x 6 1/2"
"Home for the holidays." Model stitched on 20 Ct. Putty using Gentle Arts, Weeks Dye Works, Thread Gatherer & Classic Colorworks. Stitch Count: 50x72. Design Size: 3" x 4". Button set by Just Another Button Co (8091)
"Lovely mother-in-law, you are the mother I received the day I wed your son and I just want to thank you, mom, for all the things you've done. You have given me a gracious man with whom I share my life. You are his lovely mother and I his lucky wife. You used to pat his little head and now I hold his hand. You raised in love a little boy, then gave to me a man." Stitch Count: 120W x 147H.
Model stitched on 28 ct Cherub Pink linen using DMC floss, DMC color variations, Weeks Dye Works, Mill Hill beads and Treasures.
Model stitched two over two on 32 Ct. Platinum Linen from Weeks Dye Works using Weeks Dye Works and Classic Colorworks (or all DMC floss 816, 321, 225, 223, 962, 319, 3052, 814). Stitch Count: 118W x 64H. Design Size: 7 3/8" x 4"
Model stitched on 40 Ct. Days Gone By linen with Valdani 6 Strand overdyed and DMC floss (or all DMC floss 301, 310, 433, 435, 612, 3021, 3782, 676, 3865). Stitch Count: 171 x 127. Design Size: 9" x 7"