a sampler commemorating the Battle of Vimy Ridge: a World War 1 battle fought primarily by Canadian soldiers in France, and which has become a symbol of Canadian national achievement and sacrifice. It is stitched in silk, but overdyed cotton and DMC floss conversions will be available. It will be written in the JDD sampler style of writing little notes on why Jeannette used what she did in each row and the significance. Available for pre-order – will be shipped starting in January 2017
As if tossed by the surf onto a sandy beach, these precious Seashell Treasures in counted cross stitch delight the eye. Half cross stitch is used to create the subtle shading that lends realism to the piece.
Counted cross stitch kit contains presorted cotton thread, 18 count ivory Aida, needle, and easy instructions. Finished Size: 8" x 4" (20 x 10 cm). From the Gold Collection.
The second chart in Lizzie Kate's 3 Little Words series – two phrases of three words each to inspire and live by. This one says Forgive Move On and Think Happy Thoughts. Stitch the whole series (7 charts – 14 sayings in all) in a beautiful sampler.
The “gold standard” of embroidery floss (along with Anchor), DMC floss is made of 100% Egyptian long-staple cotton in France. 6 easily dividable size 25 plies. Available in 454 solid colors. 8 metre pull skein.
DMC Satin Floss is a shiny radiant thread made from 100% rayon fibers that brings exceptional beauty and sheen to all stitching projects. May be used for cross stitch, canvaswork/needlepoint, Brazilian embroidery and surface embroidery.. 6 plies, divisible, 8.7 yard skeins.
Premium 100% Chinese silk threads designed for stitching on 13 to 18 mesh needlepoint canvas. May also be used for crewel and surface embroidery and in crazy quilting. 28 to 30 yard skeins. Will not pill or dent in the needle.
Kreinik #8 Braid is about twice the thickness of Size 4 Braid – great for heavier coverage in cross stitch (on coarser materials) or light coverage on 18 mesh canvas. Adds a lovely glitz to your work! Also great for embellishing, crazy quilting, and couching.