Colorful as the flowers of spring - coming to you soon!


  “Broderie Bleue” joins a growing family of monochrome samplers.  This newest is filled with a wide range of blues from Azure to Ultramarine.  

Design is 202w by 202h.  Finished size on 32 ct over 2 = 12 2/3” square.

We recommend  2 strands of Dinky Dyes silk floss in 6 colors, plus Kreinik’s silvery Moonstone Very Fine Braid for a lustrous touch in 32 ct Wichelt's Hand-dyed fabric- Jobelan Summer Sky (marbled) #862504.  This design contains full stitches, a few petite stitches or quarter stitches, straight stitch & back stitch.   It is best if stitched over  2 threads of fabric.

 “Procrastination” is a humorous little warning to those who do laundry and plumbing.  The story is written in the pages of the chart.  Choose to stitch the design as it is, or mend the hoses, wipe up those water drops and hang this little sampler where you are reminded to simply do the laundry! J

Design Size: 99 x 100 stitches; Suggested Fabric: Wichelt’s Sunshower Linen 32ct  #65290.  Finished Size: worked over 2 with 2 strands = 6 ¼” square.

Suggested floss -7 colors of Classic Colorworks, with a cross reference to Dinky Dyes silk or DMC.This design is be best worked over 2 threads of fabric; Includes back/straight stitch, French Knots or petite stitch as substitute, fan stitch for water droplets.  Instructions and details are shown in chart sections. Design is best worked over 2 threads.

 “Jonah’s Whale” - a fanciful version of the story of the Jonah, designed in an illuminated manuscript style. 

Design Size 213 x 224. The cover model was worked over one  onWichelt Jobelan 28ct – Hand-dyed Thyme #429-513 with 14 colors Dinky Dyes silk floss.  A DMC approximate cross reference is included. Finished size on 28 ct over 1 = 7 2/3” x 8”; Finished size on 18 (36 over 2) = 11 7/8 x 12 ½”

Specialty Stitches include eyelets, French Knots, eyelet, back and straight stitch. This design may be worked over 1 thread of fabric - the model is worked over 1 thread of fabric with 1 strand of suggested Dinky Dyes floss.