From Diane Jourdan, a traditional Quaker sampler stitched on 34 Ct. Cream Devonshire linen with Vikki Clayton Hand Dyed Fibers (45 yds of Rouge) or DMC (listed in the box), or Au Ver a Soie (946). Stitch Count: 196W x 247H.
This spectacular design by Karen Kluba was stitched on 32 Ct. Moonglow hand dyed linen from Picture This Plus or 28 Ct. Cream Cashel linen. The design uses all DMC floss and includes clear, easy to read instructions. The stitch count is 230W x 290H.
Model stitched one over two on 40 Ct. Prairie Grass from Seraphim Hand Dyed Fabric using Weeks Dye Works and Gentle Art Sampler Threads (or all DMC floss 3865, 3722, 402, 310, 315, 3012, 520, 729, 321, 801, 869, 938, 975, 317, 3051, 3830, 3031). Stitch Count: 285W x 217H. Design Size: 14.25" x 10.75".
Model stitched over two on 28 Ct. Vintage Meadow Rue using Au Ver A Soie (or DMC floss 3011, 3012, 817, 900, 727, 898, 3052, 927, 3726, 3341, 3803, 844, 3820, 3013, 315, 433, 760, 3047, 524). Also required, but not listed above #916, #636, #3512, #911, #4646, and #4116 from Au Ver A Soie. Stitch Count: 121W x 148H. Design Size: 8.64" x 10.57"
"I love all beauteous things, I seek and adore them: God hath no better praise, and man in his hasty days is honoured for them. I too will something make and joy in the making: Altho' tomorrow it seem like the empty words of a dream, remembered on waking. When this you see, remember me." Model stitched on 18 count Aida with DMC floss. Stitch count: 333H x 251W.
"Live Simply that Others May Simply Live." A sampler in the style of the Quaker samplers of the 17th and 18th centuries. Stitched with a single color of dark floss (Gentle Arts: Blueberry, Vikki Clayton Hand Dyed Fibers: Konini, or DMC #930/#3740). Stitch Count: 108W x 170H.
"The Hour of Prayer - Hail; peaceful hour supremely blest amid the hours of earthly care: the hour that yields the spirit rest that sacred hour_ the hour of prayer. And when my hours of prayer are past, oh, may I leave these Sabbath days to find eternity at last a never ending hour of praise." Model stitched on 18 count Aida with DMC floss. Stitch count: 364W x 400H.
Model stitched on 28ct. Celery/White Graziano Gingham linen or 29ct. Natural Glenshee linen using Sampler Threads. (DMC alternates are 3052, 816) Stitch count: 67W X 78H. Finished size: 4.78"W x 5.6"H. Gingham or Glenshee linen pillows by JBW Designs.