A lovely old-style sampler that combines cross stitch and 15 different stitches into a modern twist. Delightful to learn new stitches and enjoy the presentation in a booklet style, with main graph folded in the back of the booklet. There is a free chart for this sampler- the needlebook as shown in the pictures. It has one of every stitch on it, making it a great preface piece prior to doing the big sampler. Model: 179 x 221 on 32 ct Sand by Picture This Plus
This design is 17 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. It will be uploaded soon, and link will be posted here.
Design size: 66 x 66 (4 1/4" x 4 1/4" on 32 ct over 2 or 16 ct over 1)
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
The popular Once Upon a Tree pattern is now available for general release. It is a tree done in the 4 seasons of nature. Each season is done in different stitches and different colours. The tree trunk remains the same throughout. There is an embellishment pkg. available with all the threads and beads necessary to do the piece. They are skeined by season.
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.
So pretty and fun! Needle roll, scissors fob, your imaginiation is the only limit on how to use these beach-themed motifs! The turtle is done over 1 on the 32 ct Sand and made into a pin for the pincushion, but each little portion – eg either fish, seahorse, turtle etc. may be interchangeable and may be made into only 3 sections or use all 6 or 5 as shown in the photograph. Have fun picking your pincushion! Model: 32 ct Sand from Picture This Plus. Pin cushion / needle roll: 37 x 163 stitches.
As with the other pieces in this series, it focuses on a motif and how many different ways the motif can be stitched. If you are new to this series, pineapples are a symbol of welcome so we welcome you to this great series. It fits into the same box used through out the series, the JD061 box from Olde Colonial Designs. Substitutes from P & G Enterprises are available for the box.
The kit includes the 40 ct fabric and all the Tudor silks used to stitch this sweet little spring posey to make into a pincushion either on the wood piece built for it or in muffin tin etc. Prefinished wood base is available separately.
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)
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.