Store all your beautiful stitching tools in this luscious Stitcher's Etui! We carry a limited quantity of solid wood trays 11" x 15" to fit. Orrr.. frame the little sampler to hang on your walls. Orrr.. finish the pocket, scissors case, needle case and magnet separately! Excellent instructions and colour photos are included in this leaflet, and a DVD is available too (by special order only).
“Stitching Under the Oaks” Needlepocket was created to convey that sense of loving cameraderie we feel as we stitch together. It is stitched on a light blue cashel linen with lovely silk flosses, to reflect the beautiful blue skies and bright colours of Florida, a tropical paradise where I’ve taught some special students. The flamingo charms are a whimsical touch. You will find many additional specialty stitches and tidbits on both the front and the BACK of this pocket.
What’s better than a day at the beach? Especially when it's a beautiful sunny day, with a slight breeze, and the ocean is as blue as the sky. This lovely needlework set of smalls is particularly lovely to stitch and use during the summer, or on vacation at the cottage. There's mermaids under a beach umbrella, the ocean waves are cheerful and the book is fascinating… What more do you need? Fabric needed: 11" x 20" Raw 28ct Cashel Linen, 2 x 11" x 12" Antique White Cashel Linen for book. Accessory packs containing threads, beads, buttons, and finishing mateirals are available by Special Order. Finishing videos available on Victoria Sampler’s website.
Create this wonderful Stitchers’ Etui that doubles as a mantle-top Christmas Tree decoration! Buttons and beads make ornaments for the branches and white stitching make whites icing. Under the bargello skirt are four snowy scenes. The pincushion fits inside and one side opens to reveal a place for your scissors, elasticized bands for other needlework tools. You can add rings to hold your flosses!
This seventh addition to the Gingerbread Village is stitched on Gingerbread colored linen and is dripping with white icing, and elegant roof details. Richly decorated with Christmas buttons, Doubles as a box for your needlework tools and scissors! Stitched with yummy overdyed silk flosses, Perle Cottons, sparkling beads and delicious looking ‘candy’ buttons!
A gorgeous purse to hold your needlework smalls! The front, side and back panels are done with two colours of linen, lined with matching dupioni silk, as are all the matching smalls; the scissor fob heart, the pipkin, and the combination scissorskeep/ needlebook, all fully hand-stitched.
Thread & bead pack is available in Accessories (below)
Stitch this delicious and fragarn Gingerbread Bakery to add to your Gingerbread Village. It is dripping with icing and lots of decorative candies to welcome the hungry visitor. Finishing instructions included. Look for more Gingerbread Village additions in future years!
Stitch this delicious Gingerbread Retreat Cottage, the ninth addition to the Gingerbread Village! Picture windows at the lower floor show a class in progress. Stitched with yummy silk flosses, Perle Cottons, sparkling beads and many delicious looking ‘candy’ buttons. Finishing instructions and colour photos are included at the end of this leaflet.
See Accessories tab for Thread and Bead pack and Pearl Cotton. White silk floss pack available by Special Order Fabric available separately - please enquire via email or telephone
“Whether together or far apart, you are the sister of my Heart." Stitch this beautiful feminine and heartfelt “Sister” Sampler! Elegant and timeless, yet fitting more modern decor, this sampler is just the thing to celebrate your own sister, or those who are sisters of your heart. You will enjoy stitching bands of specialty stitches, flowers, and lovely Hardanger lace, as you work with the overdyed silk flosses chosen for their joy and happy feelings. Design size: 268h x 64w (19.1”h x 4.6”w) stitched on 14 ct or over-2 on 28ct Model: 28ct Raw Linen Cashel
Easter is a wonderful time of year, full of hope and renewal. In this sampler we’re on the hunt for yummy chocolate and candy eggs the Easter Bunny left for the kids. What fun and laughter, as they run all over in heady anticipation of their treasures!
Create this beautiful Heart Etui and matching Biscornu and Scissors Fob! The entire set is a symphony of Hardanger Lace, sparkling beads, and beautiful Buillion Knot roses made of luscious silk flosses and Perle Cottons. Take a live Webcast Class online and learn with Stitching and Finishing videos... check out the Stitcherama class with everything!
A Gingerbread Cottage and Pinkeep are so cute, you’ll be tempted to take a bite! The Cottage is dripping with icing, has different coloured windows, and lots of decorations like delicious looking ‘candy’ Snow Buttons and tiny Gingerbread Men Buttons (included in Acc Pack). Display all pieces; the Candy Cane Cottage, Church, Stitching House and Tree Etui on your mantle for the Holidays!
This beautiful purple and yellow Spring Box is the second of four seasonal needlework boxes for you to finish yourself! The lid top is fully embroidered while the sides are finished with bright purple cottons.
Inside you can tuck the matching pinkeep, scissors case, and scissors fob.
Accesory pack available by special order - please enquire.
Another delightful Victorian Pincushion to go with your Valentine & Pansy ones! The Pomander, fob and pinkeep all have bouquets of roses made out of overdyed silk ribbon... how romantic! You can learn how to make these silk ribbon roses so easily and the finishing is shown in colour photos and clear instructions. Make room for another pincushion!
Start collecting Thea's new pincushion series.. starting with a beautiful heart shape just in time for Valentine's Day! She has used two different coloured linens; soft Baby Pink and Summer Khaki linens, complemented beautifully by the colours of the overdyed silks, beads, paillettes and beads...
Thea’s beautiful new Christmas sampler is inspired by the earliest printed version of this nautical Christmas Carol: “I Saw Three Ships”! The verse is from a 17th Century version of the carol.. and the words are beautifully illustrated in each of the sampler bands.
"With this ring.. I give You my Heart..." Stitch this elegant and floral new wedding sampler! The bride and groom with their attendants and wedding guests are all part of this wonderful new sampler. May it bring peace and beauty to all, remembering the love and commitment of the happy couple and those who witnessed their blessed union!
Accessory pack available - see Accessories tab below.
Carry this lovely Stitching Reticule with you to your next Retreat or Guild Meeting! What fun to have a special bag to put your stitching accessories in! Personalize the lady on the front by changing her hair colour - imagine yourself sitting under the vine with beautiful leaves and flowers.. Just look at the Biscornu.. how cute!
Accessory pack available by special order - please enquire.
Stitch this gorgeous antique looking Sampler for your next wedding, birth, graduation, or anniversary! Elegant and timeless, yet full of modern touches, this is a beautiful sampler that anyone would want to display in their home with joy... a real celebration sampler!
The second in Thea's Pincushion Series! A large and small design of adorable silk pansies are easily mounted in an elegant teacup and a demitasse cup, and comes complete with the cutest little teabag scissors-fob needlebooklet.
An easy, fun, inexpensive way to finish your stitching, bellpulls are versatile and fun to make. Leaflet includes chart for stitching and instructions for three different ways to finish a bellpull - top-and-bottom hanger with smooth edges, top-and-bottom hanger with hemstitching, and top-only hanger with pointed bottom.
These methods can be used on many different pieces.
Linda's newest Forget-me-not Sampler is fast becoming a new favorite! Linda has always loved this sweet poem, and adores the tiny Forget-me-not flowers it is based on. She designed this delicate sampler to celebrate them in her garden. I am sure you'll all grow to love this budding new designer's work!
Learn how to finish your work as a quilted wall-hanging and see how easy beautiful finishing can be! This project will delight you with various stitches, and the colours of the silks and fabric compliment the sentiment. At the back of this leaflet, you’ll find a thorough step-by-step finishing guide with colour photographs to help you finish this sampler.
“Life is the Flower for which Love is the Honey” - Babe’s Honey Farm is a companion to Ravenhill Farm, Strawberry Fields Farm and Jingle Bells Christmas Tree farms. Parts of this design can be stitched separately, use some of the motifs for a nametag, greeting card, or honey bee stitching accessories!
Accessory pack includes threads, ribbon and charms available by special order - please enquire
Christmas Sampler and matching Sugarplum ornament, a scrumptiously sweet confection of Hardanger flounces and ribbons. Sampler can be made up very easily and quickly into a bellpull using simple bellpull hardware.
Thread & bead pack available under Accessories tab (below). Bellpull hardware also available - please enquire.
A companionable needlework accessory set showing stitchers gathered together to stitch. The set consists of a scissors fob, needlebook, and scissors sheath and a pocket to hold them in. Beautiful flowers, a nice selection of specialty stitches, even a pretty bit of Hardanger. Complete instructions for specialty stitches and finishing.
Stitch this collection of Smalls with a Seaside theme! This design includes many different items. A Mystic Stitcher’s Pocket, two different needlebooks, a scissors case, a scissors fob and a biscornu (pincushion). Vines with roses embellish all these pieces, and a mix of village houses, stitchers, ships, lighthouses, and Hardanger lace are featured.
Wow.. a sampler inspired by snow! This beautiful sampler can be stitched and enjoyed all winter long. Between bands of specialty stitches, flowers, and snowy white lace, people are playing & enjoying themselves outdoors; skiing a high mountain, throwing snowballs, skating, sleighing....?