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A NEW series, Souvenirs of the Heart. This series will be places that I visit that hold special places in my heart. To kick off the series we have Autumn in Amana. This design was stitched as a souvenir of my visit for a stitching retreat in the beautiful, quaint colonies, in my home state, Amana IA. Design is tiny if you want it to be....the model is worked on 28 count even weave over 1 thread. Finished size is a mere 2 3/8" x 3". You can certainly work the design on larger counts if you so choose. Stitch count - 67 wide X 87 high
2nd in the Souvenirs of the Heart series is Home for Christmas. Going home to my parents home for Christmas always has held a special spot in my heart. This little ornament will always remind me of those wonderful gatherings with my family. Design is worked on 28 count Mushroom Lugana (after giving it a dip into some walnut crystals to darken it a bit) with 1 strand of hand dyed flosses. Stitch count - 67 wide x 89 high. Finished size - 2 3/8" x 3 1/8".
A quick to stitch holiday design finished up in a sweet tiny oval hoop. Design is worked on 36 count Vintage Country Mocha linen over 2 threads. Stitch count - 96 wide X 63 high.
Continuing on in the popular series, Holiday Hoopla we are excited to present Christmas! A cute little snowman guy is decked in Santa's hat and he is juggling snowflakes with his holly branch arms! Design is worked on 36 count Winter Brew linen over 2 threads. Stitch count - 52 wide X 53 high
The Merry Old Soul fills children's stockings with candy canes and spreads Christmas cheer! Design is worked over 2 threads on 46 count Confederate Gray linen. The piece is then finished with linen ric rac and a perfect red checked bow. Stitch count - 80 wide X 110 high. Finished size - 3 3/8" x 4 3/4".
Who doesn't love a snowman in red-checkered knickers? Design is worked on the beautiful 32 count Mint Lugana over 2 threads. Stitch count: 78 wide X 106 high. Finished size: 4 7/8" x 6 5/8".
Fashioned after band samplers from centuries ago, enjoy a modern-day Christmas band sampler! This mini band sampler is worked in vintage shades of reds, greens & pinks on 40 count natural linen. Stitch count: 83 wide X 191 high. Finished size: 4 1/8" wide X 9 1/2" high
You will get: a pre-printed, Stitcher's Lingo Linen Cotton Canvas (55% linen/45% natural cotton) fabric panel, coordinating tan/white ticking, salmon pink linen cotton canvas for strawberry emery zipper fob, green wool felt for strawberry hull and sewing instructions. This is a cut & sew panel. All parts are printed to size, no measuring required...just cut & sew! Recommended to those who have previous sewing knowledge. Fabric panel will create a 12 1/4" x 9 3/4" project bag.
You will need to supply: 14" zipper, ric rac trim, matching sewing thread, green embroidery floss, 1/2 yard lining fabric and interfacing.
Fabric designed by With thy Needle & Thread/Brenda Gervais
NOTE - once your purchase a kit that includes the pattern, there is no need to purchase a kit with a pattern again, as the project bags all follow the same set of directions/finishing. Hang onto your pattern for use of future fabric panel releases!
You will get: a pre-printed Linen Cotton Canvas (55% linen/45% natural cotton) fabric panel, coordinating red/ivory ticking, red linen cotton canvas for strawberry emery zipper fob, green wool felt for strawberry hull and sewing instructions. This is a cut & sew panel. All parts are printed to size, no measuring required...just cut & sew! Recommended to those who have previous sewing knowledge. Fabric panel will create a 12 1/4" x 9 3/4" project bag.
Look, a turkey in disguise! Continuing on with this fun series, Holiday Hoopla along waddles in this sweet turkey! Design is worked on 36 count Espresso linen over 2 linen threads and then sweetly finished in a tiny, 3" embroidery hoop!
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