An interesting band sampler by Jeannette Douglas featuring a number of images and symbols of the North. Stitch this to celebrate and memorialize the North! Thread and bead pack is available - please see "Accessories" tab below.
A brand new pattern in the Stitches Series to bring out the Scottish in you. This was a treat to design, although I had to try several different colours before I was thrilled to find Victorian Garden which matched the picture in my brain! Enjoy the subtle purples, and the soft mauves, fun.
A continuation of what was inspired by Acorn Stitches. This pattern was originally taught at the Niagara Peninsula Needlearts Guild in St. Catharines ON. building on the theme of Acorn Stitches I have used grapes as the base and given you a varitey of new stitches to learn!
Design Size: 126 x 76; 8 x 6″
Fabric: 32 ct Vintage Examplar by Lakeside Linens (substitutes available - please enquire)
This design is 14 boxes of specialty stitches, each box has instructions with stitch diagrams when needed. A diagram of alternate sayings is available for the Take Time To… series. Click on the PDF link below to view this document.
Design size: 66 x 66 (4 1/4" x 4 1/4" over 2 on 32 ct or over 1 on 16 count)
Other "Take Time To..." charts availabe in Accessories tab or special order.
A triple delight with a sampler that has 3 bands in one! this sampler was built out of the idea for the 2009 Shepherd's Bush retreat theme of 'a sampling of myself' attended by Jeannette. It uses all silk threads and has lovely little charms and buttons to complete it.
This pattern was originally taught at Celebrations, New Hampshire 2006. It is a charming ‘small’ – A Stitchers Petit Companion. It features as a needlebook, that opens into a scissors holder, a needleholder and a pincushion. Using a hand made wood awl as closure, this stitching accessory is sure to please.
DesignSize: 2 parts-46 x 148 and 42 x 45; 2 parts 2.7 x 8.7 and 2.7 x 2.7
This pattern was originally taught at Acorns and Threads in Portland, OR. I have changed the middle to reflect a more general wording that we can all use, and it became the inspiration for a totally new series! It is what I seem to do best, mix old yet make new! Enjoy!
Design size: 127 x 99 (7 3/4" x 6" on 32 ct evenweave or 16 ct Aida)
Both a spot and a band sampler, there are multitudes of motifs on this interesting and fun sampler.This could be a great way to use of some stash threads or explore with threads outside your usual palette or fibre content.