The "Patient Stitcher” has a challenging border reminiscent of an English Flower Garden puzzle.
Size 149 x 149 stitches;
Finished size on 36 ct over 2 = 8 1/4“ square;
Suggested fabric: Zweigart Edinburgh linen, 36 ct rue green #707 over 2.
Suggested floss: Gloriana silk & Florimell (Bellagio) for a summery, warm colors look (shown). A suggested cross reference of lovely Dinky Dyes silk is included for those who love cooler, blue/purple/rose colors.
This design contains full cross stitches only May be worked over 1 thread of fabric.
The Medallion Underlay is included as a separate page in the chart and can be stitched as a doily-like design or as individual motifs on fobs, gift tags or small ornaments.
“Patience”, a mini companion, is the first in an ongoing series of little virtues designs. I've worked the little one all in blue and plan to frame it in twigs from my apple tree. It would make a simply precious pin cushion, too!
"Patience" is only 143 x 67 stitches;
Finished size on 18 ct fabric over 1 or 36 ct linen over 2: 8” w x 3 7/8”h
Suggested fabric: Wichelt (Permin) Wild Blue Bells linen, #59162, 18ct with 2 strands of floss over 1 thread of linen.
Model is stitched in 3 shades of Dinky Dyes wonderful silk reds. There are mostly full cross stitches with Double Herringbone border, instructions included. This design may be stitched over 1 thread of fabric.
"Patient Stitcher" and "Patience" will be in your favorite local or online shop before month end.
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