1897 schoolhouse samplers

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school girl ragamuffin samplers
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A Promise of Forever

A Quaker Sampler from The Glee Krueger Collection

Design Size: 189 wide X 138 high

Fabric: 37ct. Russian Tea Cake Linen by Legacy Linen

Sampler Size: 10 1/4” W x 7 1/4” H

Instructions:

The model was stitched with 2 strands of over-dyed floss, over 2 linen threads and 1 strand of over-dyed floss, over 1 linen thread. 

Threads: The Gentle Art, Weeks Dye Works

GA Old Brick (1 skein)

GA Pomegranate (1 skein)

GA Toasted Barley (4 skeins)

GA Shaker White (1 skein)

WDW Holly (1 skein)

Published / Released: March 2024


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Along the Path Toward Simplicity

A Quaker Sampler from The Feller Collection

Design Size: 255 wide X 236 high

Fabric: 40ct. Patriot’s Brew by R & R Reproductions

Sampler Size: 12 1/2” W x 11 1/2” H

Instructions:

The model was stitched with 2 strands of over-dyed floss, over 2 linen threads and 1 strand of over-dyed floss, over 1 linen thread.  

Threads: The Gentle Art, Weeks Dye Works

GA Apple Cider (1 skein)

GA Avocado (1 skein)

GA Bayberry (1 skein)

GA Caramel Corn (1 skein)

GA Parchment (2 skeins)

WDW Teal Frost (8 skeins)

Published / Released: March 2024


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A Crown of Life

Dinah Moorhouse ~ Aged 18, December 30, 1842

Design Size: 217 wide X 189 high

Fabric: 36ct. Mocha by Weeks Dye Works

Sampler Size: 12 1/4” W x 11” H

Instructions: 

The model was stitched with 2 strands of over-dyed floss, over 2 linen threads and 1 strand of over-dyed floss, over 1 linen thread.

A single strand of Weeks Dye Works Schneckley was used, in straight stitch, to work the feathers / crown on top of each bird’s head.

*I use as much of my floss as I possibly can, so depending on your thread usage and stitching style, you may need an additional skein each of WDW Hibiscus, WDW Onyx and WDW Schneckley. 

Threads: The Gentle Art, Weeks Dye Works

GA Antique Rose (2 skeins)

GA Endive (2 skeins)

GA Forest Glade (2 skeins)

GA Shaker White (2 skeins)

WDW Havana (1 skein)

WDW Hibiscus (1 skein)*

WDW Onyx (1 skein)*

WDW Red Rocks (1 skein)

WDW Sanguine (1 skein)

WDW Sandcastle (3 skeins)

WDW Schneckley (2 skeins)*

Published / Released: March 2024


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Catharaine Rees

While Plying Her Needle

Design Size: 107 wide X 161 high

Fabric: 40ct. Parchment by Weeks Dye Works

Sampler Size: 5 1/4” W x 8” H

Instructions:    
The model was stitched with 1 strand of over-dyed floss, over 2 linen threads.  

Threads: The Gentle Art, Weeks Dye Works

GA Cornhusk (1433 stitches)

GA Dried Thyme (538 stitches)

GA Hibiscus (722 stitches)

GA Mascara (307 stitches)

GA Shaker White (660 stitches)

GA Tea Rose (487 stitches)

GA Toasted Barley (553 stitches)

WDW Navy (408 stitches)

WDW Louisiana Hot Sauce (233 stitches)

Catharaine Rees

Blooming in Her Own Time

Design Size: 118 wide X 170 high

Fabric: 40ct. Parchment by Weeks Dye Works

Sampler Size: 6” W x 8.5” H

Instructions:  
The model was stitched with 1 strand of over-dyed floss, over 2 linen threads.  

Threads: The Gentle Art, Weeks Dye Works

GA Baby Spinach (664 stitches)

GA Cornhusk (288 stitches)

GA Dried Thyme (927 stitches)

GA Grasshopper (570 stitches)

GA Shaker White (633 stitches)

GA Tea Rose (796 stitches)

GA Toasted Barley (392 stitches)

WDW Navy (168 stitches)

WDW Lancaster Red (714 stitches)

Published / Released: March 2024


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Like Morning Dew on a Rose

Design Size: 187 wide X 145 high

Fabric: 35ct. Tin Roof by Weeks Dye Works

Sampler Size: 10 1/2” W x 8 1/2” H

Instructions:  

The model was stitched with 2 strands of over-dyed floss, over 2 linen threads.  

Threads: The Gentle Art, Weeks Dye Works

WDW Baked Apple (1 skein)

WDW Bullfrog (1 skein)

WDW Capri (1 skein)

WDW Cattail (1 skein)

WDW Dove (1 skein)

WDW Fathom (1 skein)

WDW Garnet (1 skein)

WDW Goldenrod (1 skein)

WDW Grenadine (1 skein)

WDW Kudzu (1 skein)

WDW Louisiana Hot Sauce (1 skein)

WDW Marmalade (1 skein)

WDW Mascara (1 skein)

WDW Okefenokee (2 skeins)

WDW Purple Haze (1 skein)

WDW Rust (1 skein)

WDW Sandcastle (2 skeins)

WDW Sockeye (1 skein)

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Published / Released: January 2021 / March 2024


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creative collaboration 2023 - 2025 with 

Evertote by Off the Grid Needle Arts

and

Roxy Floss Co.

A creative collaboration based upon a ragamuffin sampler held in the collection of           
1897 School Samplers


This pattern is being released as part of a creative collaboration with Evertote by Off The Grid Needle Arts and Roxy Floss Co. as the second in a series of five designs, with patterns for optional decorative border patterns and motifs to be included with the release of the fifth and final pattern of the series.  These additional patterns will allow personalization of each design.  

Should you choose to follow the suggested assembly into a traditional nine-patch, five of the patches can / will contain the five stitched patterns available in this series.  The model for each of the five patterns has been stitched by Lianne van Leyen of 1897 Schoolhouse Samplers on a wide eighth (13.5” W x 18” H), with the design stitched in the middle of the fabric to allow the room to stitch the optional borders / motifs before assembly into a nine-patch.  Please note that each of the five designs in this series have different stitch counts, so please plan the placement of your stitching to allow room for stitching any additional motifs and borders, if desired, and to allow final assembly into a nine-patch. 

Caroline of Evertote by Off The Grid Needle Arts has provided the vision and instructions for the construction of a nine-patch using this series of five patterns, for more details please head over to www.Evertote.ca.

About to Take Wing

Design Size: 185 wide X 48 high

Fabric: 40ct. Night Owl by Roxy Floss Co.

Sampler Size: 9” W x 2 1/2” H

Instructions:  

The model was stitched with 2 strands of over-dyed floss over 2 linen threads.

Threads: Roxy Floss Co.

RFC Arctic Air (1 skein)

RFC Arugula (1 skein)

RFC Asparagus (1 skein)

RFC Cheeky (1 skein)

RFC Chocolate Ganache (1 skein)

RFC Falu Red (1 skein)

RFC Green & Bear It (1 skein)

RFC Milkshake (1 skein)

RFC Pewter (1 skein)

RFC Strawberry Shortcake (1 skein)

RFC Sugar Plum (1 skein)

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Published / Released: April 2023

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Sing After the Storm

Design Size: 70 wide X 88 high

Fabric:  40ct. Panettone by Roxy Floss Co.

Sampler Size: 3 1/4” W x 4 1/4” H

Instructions: 

The model was stitched with 2 strands of over-dyed floss over 2 linen threads.

Threads: Roxy Floss Co.

RFC Almond (1 skein)

RFC Arugula (1 skein)

RFC Asparagus (1 skein)

RFC Cheeky (1 skein)

RFC Chocolate Ganache (1 skein)

RFC Déjà-Blue (1 skein)

RFC Falu Red (1 skein)

RFC Green & Bear It (1 skein)

RFC Strawberry Shortcake (1 skein)

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Published / Released: April 2023


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Bloom Wildly

Design Size: 76 wide X 94 high

Fabric: 40ct. Panettone by Roxy Floss Co.

Sampler Size: 3 3/4” W x 4 1/2” H

Instructions:  The model was stitched with 2 strands of over-dyed floss over 2 linen threads.

Threads: Roxy Floss Co.

RFC Almond (1 skein)

RFC Arctic Air (1 skein)

RFC Arugula (1 skein)

RFC Asparagus (1 skein)

RFC Bellini (1 skein)

RFC Cheeky (1 skein)

RFC Déjà-Blue (1 skein)

RFC Falu Red (1 skein)

RFC Green & Bear It (1 skein)

RFC Little Green (1 skein)

RFC Milkshake (1 skein)

RFC Pewter (1 skein)

RFC Plum Shadow (1 skein)

RFC Strawberry Shortcake (1 skein)

RFC Sugar Plum (1 skein)

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Published / Released: August 2023


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Speak of Love Silently

Design Size: 71 wide X 68 high

Fabric: 40ct. Panettone by Roxy Floss Co.

Sampler Size: 3 3/4” W x 3 1/2” H

Instructions:  

The model was stitched with 2 strands of over-dyed floss over 2 linen threads

Threads: Roxy Floss Co.

RFC Almond (1 skein)

RFC Arugula (1 skein)

RFC Asparagus (1 skein)

RFC Bébé (1 skein)

RFC Cheeky (1 skein)

RFC Chocolate Ganache (1 skein)

RFC Falu Red (1 skein)

RFC Green & Bear It (1 skein)

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Published / Released: October 2023


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My Heart is in Flames

Design Size: 80 wide X 94 high

Fabric: 40ct. Panettone by Roxy Floss Co.

Sampler Size: 4” W x 4 3/4” H

Instructions:  

The model was stitched with 2 strands of over-dyed floss over 2 linen threads.

Threads: Roxy Floss Co.

RFC Almond (1 skein)

RFC Arctic Air (1 skein)

RFC Arugula (1 skein)

RFC Asparagus (1 skein)

RFC Bébé (1 skein)

RFC Cheeky (1 skein)

RFC Déjà-Blue (1 skein)

RFC Falu Red (1 skein)

RFC Green & Bear It (1 skein)

RFC Haystack (1 skein)

RFC Pewter (1 skein)

RFC Sage (1 skein)

RFC Strawberry Shortcake (1 skein)

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Published / Released: January 2024

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Above the Sky

Mary ann Raywood - 1818

Design Size: 160 wide X 206 high

Fabric: 30ct. French Vanilla by R & R Reproductions

Sampler Size: 10 ½” x 13 ¼”

Instructions:  

The model was stitched with 2 strands of over-dyed floss, over 1 and 2 linen threads. 

Threads: Classic Colorworks, The Gentle Art, Weeks Dye Works

GA Apple Cider (2 skeins)

GA Black Licorice (2 skeins)

GA Caramel Corn (1 skein)

CC Fresh Brew (1 skein)

GA Pebble (1 skein)

GA Piney Woods (2 skeins)

CC Polliwog (1 skein)

GA Terra Cotta (1 skein)

GA Tin Bucket (1 skein)

WDW Chestnut (1 skein)

WDW Merlot (1 skein)

WDW Oscar (1 skein)

WDW Pink Sand (1 skein)

WDW Red Rocks (2 skeins)

Published / Released: May 2018


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Hearts Aflutter

Design Size: 104 wide X 122 high

Fabric: 40ct. Straw by Weeks Dye Works

Sampler Size: 5 ½”W x 6”H

Instructions:  

The model was stitched using 2 strands of over-dyed floss, over 2 linen threads.

Stitch the pelmet border using straight stitch.

Stitch the Eyelet and Four-sided stitches using 2 strands of the floss.  

Threads: The Gentle Art

GA Aged Pewter (1 skein)

GA Country Redwood (1 skein)

GA Endive (1 skein)

GA Lambswool (1 skein)

GA Old Hickory (1 skein)

PUBLISHED / RELEASED: June 2018


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Granny's Garden

Born in a Bower

Carnation Basket Pinkeep

Design Size: 48 wide X 47 high

Fabric: 32ct. Sheep’s Straw by R & R Reproductions

Sampler Size: 3”W x 3”H

Instructions:  

Cross stitch with 2 strands of over-dyed floss, over 2 linen threads.

Threads: The Gentle Art

GA Deep Forest

GA Endive

GA Parchment

GA Pomegranate

Birds & Butterflies Pinkeep

Design Size: 41 wide X 41 high

Fabric: 32ct. Sheep’s Straw by R & R Reproductions

Sampler Size: 2.5’W x 2.5”H

Instructions:  

Cross stitch with 2 strands of over-dyed floss, over 2 linen threads.

Threads: The Gentle Art

GA Deep Forest

GA Endive

GA Parchment

GA Pomegranate

PUBLISHED / RELEASED: FEBRUARY 2019


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Everlasting

Elfreda Lewis - 1833

Design Size: 236 wide X 221 high

Fabric: 40ct. Beige by Weeks Dye Works

Sampler Size: 11 ½’W x 12 ¼”H

Instructions:  

The model was stitched using 2 strands of over-dyed floss, over 1 and 2 linen threads.

The model was stitched using Algerian Eyelet and Backstitches using two strands of the floss.

Threads: The Gentle Art, Weeks Dye Works

GA Bayberry (2 skeins)

GA Burlap (1 skein)

GA Dark Chocolate (1 skein)

GA Gingersnap (1 skein)

GA Harvest Basket (1 skein)

GA Heirloom Gold (1 skein)

GA Midnight (1 skein)

GA Parchment (1 skein)

GA Storm Clouds (1 skein)

GA Tin Bucket (1 skein)

WDW Dove (1 skein)

WDW Holly (2 skeins)

WDW Sanguine (1 skein)

WDW Straw (1 skein) 

PUBLISHED / RELEASED: MARCH 2020


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My Steadfast Consort

Mary White ~ 1851

Design Size: 158 wide X 215 high

Fabric: 40ct. Straw by Weeks Dye Works

Sampler Size: 8.0”W x 11.5”H

Instructions:  

The model was stitched with 2 strands of over-dyed floss, over 2 linen threads. 

Threads: Classic Colorworks, The Gentle Art, Weeks Dye Works

CC Tartan Plaid (1 skein)

GA Buckeye Scarlet (1 skein)

GA Caramel Corn (1 skein)

GA Chamomile (1 skein)

GA Harvest Basket (1 skein)

GA Old Hickory (1 skein)

GA Pebble (1 skein)

GA Piney Woods (1 skein)

GA Pomegrante (1 skein)

GA Presidential Blue (1 skein)

GA Pumpkin Patch (1 skein)

GA Woodrose (1 skein)

WDW Aztec Red (1 skein)

WDW Bee’s Knees (1 skein)

WDW Chickpea (1 skein)

PUBLISHED / RELEASED: JULY 2020

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An Orchard Invisible

Fanny Crompton ~ 1833

Design Size: 211 wide X 164 high

Fabric: 36ct. American Chestnut by R & R Reproductions

Sampler Size: 12.0”W x 9.25”H

Instructions:  

The model was stitched with 2 strands of over-dyed floss, over 2 linen threads.  

Threads: Classic Colorworks, The Gentle Art, Weeks Dye Works

CC Brethren Blue (1 skein)

GA Coral Reef (1 skein)

GA Cornhusk (1 skein)

GA Dragonfly (1 skein)

GA Holly Berry (2 skeins)

GA Old Red Paint (1 skein)

GA Shaker White (2 skeins)

GA Tea Rose (1 skein)

WDW Juniper (1 skein)

WDW Putty (2 skeins)

PUBLISHED / RELEASED: JULY 2020


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With the Coming of Spring

Jane Cheesbrough

Design Size: 111 wide X 143 high

Fabric: 40ct. Ligonier Latte by R & R Reproductions

Sampler Size: 6.5”W x 8.0”H

Instructions:  

The model was stitched with 2 strands of over-dyed floss, over 1 and 2 linen threads.

If you prefer, use only 1 strand of floss for over 1 stitching.

Threads: The Gentle Art, Weeks Dye Works

GA Blue Spruce (2 skeins)

GA Brandy (1 skein)

GA Buttercrunch (1 skein)

GA Espresso Bean (1 skein)

GA Lambswool (1 skein)

GA Moss (1 skein)

GA Old Blue Paint (1 skein)

GA Shaker White (1 skein)

WDW Oscar (2 skeins)

WDW Pecan (1 skein)

PUBLISHED / RELEASED: JULY 2020


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Granny's Garden

In the Apple Orchard

Design Size: 123 wide X 81 high

Fabric: 30ct. Linen by Weeks Dye Works

Sampler Size: 8.25”W x 5.5”H

Instructions:  

The model was stitched with 2 strands of over-dyed floss, over 2 linen threads. 

Threads: The Gentle Art, Weeks Dye Works

GA Black Licorice (1 skein)

GA Chalk (1 skein)

GA Forest Glade (1 skein)

GA Piney Woods (1 skein)

GA Raspberry Parfait (1 skein)

GA Shaker White (1 skein)

WDW Chesapeake (1 skein)

WDW Lancaster Red (1 skein)

WDW Ocean (1 skein)

WDW Okefenokee (1 skein)

PUBLISHED / RELEASED: OCTOBER 2020


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I Must Have Flowers

Helen Willifer ~ June 19, 1848

Design Size: 143 wide X 102 high

Fabric: 36ct. Winter Brew by R & R Reproductions

Sampler Size: 8”W x 5.75”H

Instructions:  

The model was stitched with 2 strands of over-dyed floss, over 2 linen threads.  

Threads: The Gentle Art, Weeks Dye Works

GA Caramel Corn (1 skein)

GA Straw Bonnet (1 skein)

GA Toasted Barley (1 skein)

WDW Flatfish (2 skeins)

PUBLISHED / RELEASED: OCTOBER 2020


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A Maid of All Work

Fanny Servant ~ Aged 8, 1840

Design Size: 164 wide X 171 high

Fabric: 36ct. Korty’s Blend by R & R Reproductions

Sampler Size: 9.25”W x 9.75”H

Instructions:  The model was stitched with 2 strands of over-dyed floss, over 2 linen threads. 

Threads: The Gentle Art, Weeks Dye Works

GA Aged Pewter (1 skein)

GA Buckeye Scarlet (1 skein)

GA Dried Thyme (2 skeins)

GA Faded Rose (2 skeins)

GA Holly Berry (2 skeins)

GA Wood Trail (1 skein)

WDW Hazelnut (1 skein)

PUBLISHED / RELEASED: OCTOBER 2020


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She Hath Wings

Elizabeth Mounsey ~ Aged 9 Years

Design Size: 141 wide X 125 high

Fabric: 40ct. Old Towne by R & R Reproductions

Sampler Size: 7.25”W x 6.25”H

Instructions:  

The model was stitched with 2 strands of over-dyed floss, over 1 and 2 linen threads.

If you prefer, use only 1 strand of floss for over 1 stitching.

Threads: The Gentle Art, Weeks Dye Works

GA Heirloom Gold (1 skein)

GA Mountain Mist (1 skein)

GA Piney Woods (2 skeins)

GA Raspberry Frost (1 skein)

GA Wrought Iron (1 skein)

WDW Red Rocks (1 skein)

PUBLISHED / RELEASED: OCTOBER 2020

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The Universal Prayer

Frances Bradley ~ Aged 13, 1821

Design Size: 181 wide X 188 high

Fabric: 40ct. Mink by R & R Reproductions

Sampler Size: 9”W x 9.25”H

Instructions:  

The model was stitched with 2 strands of over-dyed floss, over 1 and 2 linen threads.

If you prefer, use only 1 strand of floss for over 1 stitching.

Threads: Classic Colorworks, The Gentle Art, Weeks Dye Works

CC English Ivy (1 skein)

GA Burlap (1 skein)

GA Dungarees (1 skein)

GA Grecian Gold (1 skein)

GA Lambswool (1 skein)

GA Nutmeg (1 skein)

GA Toffee (1 skein)

GA Uniform Blue (1 skein)

WDW Baked Apple (1 skein)

WDW Tatanka (1 skein)

PUBLISHED / RELEASED: OCTOBER 2020


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Over the Works of Thy Hands

Ellen Smith ~ March 1836

Design Size: 165 wide X 133 high

Fabric: 36ct. Parchment by Weeks Dye Works

Sampler Size: 9.5”W x 7.5”H

Instructions:  

The model was stitched with 2 strands of over-dyed floss, over 1 and 2 linen threads.

If you prefer, use only 1 strand of floss for over 1 stitching.

Threads: The Gentle Art, Weeks Dye Works

GA Apple Cider (2 skeins)

GA Espresso Bean (2 skeins)

GA Grecian Gold (2 skeins)

GA Lambswool (1 skein)

GA Old Brick (1 skein)

GA Piney Woods (1 skein)

WDW Aztec Red (1 skein)

WDW Red Rocks (1 skein)

WDW Sandcastle (1 skein)

WDW Strawberry Fields (1 skein)

PUBLISHED / RELEASED: JANUARY 2021

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My Precious Jewel

Ann Alice Townshends Work ~ Aged 9 Years, May 5, 1841

Design Size: 200 wide X 144 high

Fabric: 36ct. Star’s Hollow Blend by R & R Reproductions

Sampler Size: 11.5”W x 8.0”H

Instructions:  

The model was stitched with 2 strands of over-dyed floss, over 1 and 2 linen threads.

If you prefer, use only 1 strand of floss for over 1 stitching.

Threads: The Gentle Art, Weeks Dye Works

GA Faded Rose (1 skein)

GA Old Hickory (2 skeins)

GA Picnic Basket (1 skein)

GA Shaker White (1 skein)

GA Toasted Barley (1 skein)

WDW Red Pear (2 skeins)

WDW Sandcastle (1 skein)

PUBLISHED / RELEASED: JANUARY 2021

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A Loving Tribute to Family

Elizabeth Browns Work ~ 1792

Design Size: 148 wide X 148 high

Fabric: 35ct. Cocoa by Weeks Dye Works

Sampler Size: 8.25”W x 8.5”H

Instructions:  The model was stitched with 2 strands of over-dyed floss, over 1 and 2 linen threads.

If you prefer, use only 1 strand of floss for over 1 stitching. Using a straight stitch, stitch the arrow border.

Using eyelet stitches, work the dividing border and letters.

Threads: The Gentle Art, Weeks Dye Works

GA Black Licorice (1 skein)

GA Dried Thyme (2 skeins)

GA Rhubarb (1 skein)

GA Schoolhouse Red (1 skein)

GA Summer Meadow (1 skein)

WDW Cinnabar (1 skein)

WDW Confederate Gray (1 skein)*

WDW Crimson (1 skein)*

WDW Grenadine (1 skein)

WDW Putty (2 skeins)

WDW Raspberry (1 skein)*

*An additional skein may be required

PUBLISHED / RELEASED: JUNE 2021

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Bluebird of Happiness

Elizabeth Smiths Work ~ 1821

Design Size: 168 wide X 93 high

Fabric: 40ct. Parchment by Weeks Dye Works

Sampler Size: 8 ¼”W x 4 ¾”H

Instructions:  

The model was stitched with 2 strands of over-dyed floss, over 2 linen threads.

Threads: The Gentle Art, Weeks Dye Works

GA Mustard Seed (1 skein)

GA Old Hickory (1 skein)

GA Picnic Basket (1 skein)

WDW Aqua (1 skein)

WDW Blue Jeans (1 skein)

WDW Light Khaki (1 skein)

WDW Putty (1 skein)*

WDW Sandcastle (1 skein)

*An additional skein may be required

PUBLISHED / RELEASED: JUNE 2021

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Sweet Friendship

Mary Ann Drake Aged 6 Years ~ 1856

Design Size: 209 wide X 240 high

Fabric: 40ct. Straw by Weeks Dye Works

Sampler Size: 10 ¼”W x 9”H 

Instructions:  The model was stitched with 2 strands of over-dyed floss, over 2 linen threads.

Threads: The Gentle Art, Weeks Dye Works

GA Old Hickory (1 skein)

GA Pecan Pie (1 skein)

GA Raven (1 skein)

GA Tomato (1 skein)*

GA Wheat Fields (1 skein)

WDW Bee’s Knees (1 skein)

WDW Charlotte’s Pink (1 skein)

WDW Clockwork (1 skein)*

WDW Dove (1 skein)

WDW Hazelnut (1 skein)

WDW Juniper (1 skein)

WDW Mocha (1 skein)*

WDW Sage (2 skeins)*

WDW Sand (1 skein)

WDW Teal Frost (1 skein)

WDW White Lightning (1 skein)*

*An additional skein may be required

PUBLISHED / RELEASED: JUNE 2021

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Hope in Bloom


Model A (left)

Design Size: 97W x 78H

Fabric: 40ct. Linen by Weeks Dye Works

Sampler Size: 5 ¾”W x 3 ¾”H

Instructions:  

Both models were stitched with 2 strands of over-dyed floss, over 2 linen threads.

Threads: The Gentle Art, Weeks Dye Works

GA Heirloom Gold (1 skein)

GA Piney Woods (1 skein)

GA School House Red (1 skein)

GA Terra Cota (1 skein)

WDW Arrowhead (1 skein)

WDW Beige (1 skein)

Model B (right)

Design Size: 69 wide X 64 high

Fabric: 36ct. Tiger’s Eye by Weeks Dye Works

Sampler Size: 4”W x 3 ¾”H

Instructions:  

Both models were stitched with 2 strands of over-dyed floss, over 2 linen threads.

Threads: The Gentle Art, Weeks Dye Works

GA Heirloom Gold (1 skein)

GA Piney Woods (1 skein)

GA School House Red (1 skein)

GA Terra Cota (1 skein)

WDW Arrowhead (1 skein)

WDW Beige (1 skein)

former EXCLUSIVE / CUSTOM DESIGN: sampler guild of the rockies
PUBLISHED / RELEASED: june 2021 / SEPTEMBER 2021

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The City of Lights

Hermance Jamet 17 7bre, 1887 ~ Paris

Design Size: 185 wide X 93 high

Fabric: 40ct. Vintage Gray by R & R Reproductions

Sampler Size: 9 1/2” W x 4 3/4” H

Instructions:  

The model was stitched with 2 strands of over-dyed floss, over 2 linen threads.

Using an eyelet stitch, work the periods that appear after “Jamet” and “Paris” using WDW Red Rocks.

The model was stitched without the extra inside border, but they have been included in the enclosed chart should you wish to include in your piece. 

Threads: Weeks Dye Works

WDW Michael’s Navy (1 skein)

WDW Red Rocks (3 skeins)

PUBLISHED / RELEASED: september 2022

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The Ties that Bind

Sarah Pierce ~ Her Work

Design Size: 108 wide X 93 high

Fabric: 40ct. Straw by Weeks Dye Works

Sampler Size: 5 1/2” W x 4 3/4” H

Instructions:  

The model was stitched with 2 strands of over-dyed floss, over 1 and 2 linen threads.

If you prefer, use only 1 strand of floss for over 1 stitching.

Using a straight stitch to work the triangular pelmet border. 

Threads: The Gentle Art, Weeks Dye Works

GA Brandy (1 skein)

GA Fisherman’s Wharf (1 skein)

GA Harvest Basket (1 skein)

GA Sea Spray (1 skein)

GA Shaker White (1 skein)

GA Woodrose (1 skein)

WDW Putty (1 skein)

PUBLISHED / RELEASED: september 2022

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Paris Green

A Colour to Die For

Design Size: 156 wide X 142 high

Fabric: 35ct. Abecedarian by R & R Reproductions

Sampler Size: 9” W x 8” H

Instructions:  

The model was stitched with 2 strands of over-dyed floss, over 2 linen threads.

An alphabet and alternate style of numbers have been provided to allow you to personalize your sampler.

GA Pomegranate, GA Aged Pewter, WDW Paris Green and WDW Envy were used to personalize the model.

Threads: The Gentle Art, Weeks Dye Works

GA Aged Pewter (1 skein)

GA Black Licorice (1 skein)

GA Pecan Pie (1 skein)

GA Picnic Basket (1 skein)

GA Pomegranate (1 skein)

GA Terra Cotta (1 skein)

WDW Envy (1 skein)

WDW Hibiscus (1 skein)

WDW Paris Green (2 skeins)

WDW Sand (1 skein)

WDW Sanguine (1 skein)

WDW Sea Foam (1 skein)

PUBLISHED / RELEASED: september 2022

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In the Butterfly's Garden

Giacomi .a Cigada ~ 1845

Design Size: 322 wide X 261 high

Fabric: 40 ct Linen by Weeks Dye Works

Sampler Size: 15 3/4" w X 13" h 

Instructions:  

The model was stitched with 2 strands of over-dyed floss, over 2 linen threads.  

Threads: DMC

DMC 152 (2 skeins)

DMC 315 (2 skeins)

DMC 154 (1 skein)

DMC 221 (1 skein)

DMC 224 (1 skein)

DMC 310 (1 skein)

DMC 504 (1 skein)

DMC 680 (1 skein)

DMC 730 (1 skein)

DMC 731 (1 skein)

DMC 814 (1 skein)

DMC 819 (1 skein)

DMC 829 (1 skein)

DMC 920 (1 skein)

DMC 928 (1 skein)

DMC 935 (1 skein)

DMC 3046 (1 skein)

DMC 3820 (1 skein)

DMC 3811 (1 skein)

FORMER EXCLUSIVE / CUSTOM DESIGN: SAMPLER GUILD OF THE ROCKIES
PUBLISHED / RELEASED: aPRIL 2022 / MARCH 2023

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A Tender Father ~ 1847

Design Size: 226 wide X 189 high

Fabric: 40ct. Mocha by Weeks Dye Works

Alternate Fabric Recommended: 40ct. Havana by Weeks Dye Works

Sampler Size: 10 3/4” W x 9 ½” H

Instructions:  

The model was stitched with 2 strands of over-dyed floss, over 1 and 2 linen threads.

If you prefer, use only 1 strand of floss for over 1 stitching.

Using an eyelet stitch, work the bird's eyes and a portion of the butterflies.

Threads: The Gentle Art, Weeks Dye Works

GA Antique Rose (2 skeins)

GA Apple Cider (2 skeins)

GA Caramel Corn (1 skein)

GA Mountain Mist (1 skein)

GA Pomegranate (2 skeins)

GA Raspberry Parfait (2 skeins)

GA Sarsaparilla (1 skein)

GA Tarnished Gold (1 skein)

WDW Arrowhead (1 skein)

WDW Charcoal (1 skein)

WDW Louisiana Hot Sauce (2 skeins)

WDW Putty (2 skeins)

WDW Sandcastle (2 skeins)

FORMER EXCLUSIVE / CUSTOM DESIGN: SAMPLER GUILD OF THE ROCKIES
PUBLISHED / RELEASED: APRIL 2022 / MARCH 2023

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Love One Another

Lizzie Janes, Hendon Nat. School ~ 1887

Design Size: 118 wide X 178 high

Fabric: 40ct. Parchment by Weeks Dye Works

Sampler Size: 5 3/4” W x 8 3/4” H

Instructions:  

The model was stitched with 2 strands of over-dyed floss over 2 linen threads.  

Threads: Weeks Dye Works

WDW Turkish Red (4 skeins)

PUBLISHED / RELEASED: MARCH 2023

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Let No Net Ensnare Me

Sarah Newton ~ Finished February 26, 1849

Design Size: 170 wide X 161 high

Fabric: 36ct. Cappuccino by Weeks Dye Works

Sampler Size: 9 1/2” W x 9 1/4” H

Instructions:  

The model was stitched with 2 strands of over-dyed floss over 2 linen threads and 1 strand of over-dyed floss over 1 linen thread.   

Threads: The Gentle Art, Weeks Dye Works

GA Grasshopper (4 skeins)

GA Mountain Mist (1 skein)

GA Old Purple Paint (1 skein)

GA Putty (1 skein)

GA Woodrose (2 skeins)

WDW Beige (1 skein)

WDW Grapefruit (1 skein)

WDW Liberty (1 skein)

WDW Louisiana Hot Sauce (3 skeins)

WDW Mascara (1 skein)

WDW Ocean (1 skein)

WDW Pamlico (1 skein)

WDW Pecan (1 skein)

PUBLISHED / RELEASED: MARCH 2023


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Idle Hands

Catharine W Fowler ~ born Jan 14th 1801

Design Size: 112 wide X 118 high

Fabric: 36ct. Seaweed by Fox and Rabbit

Sampler Size: 6 1/2” W x 6 1/2” H

Instructions:  

The model was stitched with 2 strands of silk thread over 2 linen threads and

with 1 strand for over 1 linen thread stitching.  

Threads: Needlepoint Inc. Silk

NPI Silk 692 - Palomino Gold Range (2 skeins)

NPI Silk 693 - Palomino Gold Range (1 skein)

NPI Silk 695 - Palomino Gold Range (1 skein)

NPI Silk 867 - Pumpkin Range (1 skein)

PUBLISHED / RELEASED: MARCH 2023

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Granny's Garden

In Friendship's Name

Design Size: 91 wide X 114 high

Fabric: 36ct. Lyrebird Dell by Fox and Rabbit Designs

Sampler Size: 5 1/2” W x 6 1/2” H

Instructions:  

The model was stitched with 2 strands of over-dyed floss, over 2 linen threads.

Threads: The Gentle Art, Weeks Dye Works

GA Dark Chocolate (1 skein)

GA Deep Forest (1 skein)

GA Old Purple Paint (1 skein)

WDW Chesapeake (2 skeins)

WDW Islamorada (1 skein)

WDW Oyster (1 skein)

WDW Taupe (2 skeins) 

PUBLISHED / RELEASED: MARCH 2023

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Art is Long, and Time is Fleeting

Elizabeth Cole, Aged 10 years ~ 1869

Design Size: 206 wide X 223 high

Fabric: 40ct. Straw by Weeks Dye Works

Sampler Size: 10 1/4” W x 11” H

Instructions: 

The model was stitched with 2 strands of over-dyed floss over 2 linen threads.  

Threads: The Gentle Art, Weeks Dye Works

GA Buckeye Scarlet (2 skeins)

GA Burlap (2 skeins)

GA Forest Glade (1 skein)

GA Gold Leaf (1 skein)

GA Liberty (1 skein)

GA Parchment (2 skeins)

GA Peacock (1 skein)

WDW Bee’s Knees (2 skeins)

WDW Grasshopper (4 skeins)

WDW Oyster (1 skein)

WDW Pebble (4 skeins)

WDW Sandcastle (1 skein)

PUBLISHED / RELEASED: MARCH 2023

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The Art of Living

Ann Bancks

Design Size: 150 wide X 136 high

Fabric: 36ct. Beige by Weeks Dye Works

Sampler Size: 8 1/2” W x 7 1/2” H

Instructions: 

The model was stitched with 2 strands of silk thread over 2 linen threads and 1 strand over 1 linen thread.  

Threads: Au Ver à Soie Soie d'Alger, Needlepoint Inc. Silk

AVAS d'Alger Noir (1 skein)

AVAS d'Alger F14 (1 skein)

AVAS d'Alger 122 (1 skein)

AVAS d'Alger 1714 (1 skein)

AVAS d'Alger 1836 (1 skein)

AVAS d'Alger 1846 (1 skein)

AVAS d'Alger 2133 (1 skein)

AVAS d'Alger 2232 (1 skein)

AVAS d'Alger 3825 (1 skein)

AVAS d'Alger 4236 (1 skein)

NPI Silk 695 - Palomino Gold Range (1 skein)

NPI Silk 755 - Crimson Tide Range (1 skein)

NPI Silk 872 - Moonlight Pastel Range (1 skein)

PUBLISHED / RELEASED: MARCH 2023


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Safe in My Care

Jane Fisher, Aged 13 years, Brighouse ~ 1876

Design Size: 85 wide X 126 high

Fabric: 40ct. Linen by Weeks Dye Works

Sampler Size: 4 1/4” W x 6 1/4” H

Instructions: 

The model was stitched with 2 strands of over-dyed floss over 2 linen threads.  

Threads: Weeks Dye Works

WDW Turkish Red (2 skeins)

PUBLISHED / RELEASED: MARCH 2023

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Go Tell It to the Bees

Sarah Smith, aged 14 years ~ 1842

Design Size: 242 wide X 279 high

Fabric: 40ct. Straw by Weeks Dye Works

Sampler Size: 12 1/4” W x 13 3/4” H

Instructions:  

The model was stitched with 2 strands of over-dyed floss, over 2 linen threads and 1 strand of over-dyed floss, over 1 linen thread. The decorative elements were stitched using straight stitch.

*Gentle Arts: Toasted Barley - I used a very small amount of this colour, so instead of using part of a skein you may consider substituting / using Gentle Arts Cidermill Brown in place of Barley. 

**Weeks Dye Works: Bark - I used a very small amount of this colour, so instead of using part of a skein you may consider substituting / using Weeks Dye Works Garrison Green in place of Bark.   

Threads: The Gentle Art, Weeks Dye Works

GA Black Licorice (1 skein)

GA Blue Spruce (4 skeins)

GA Burlap (2 skeins)

GA Cidermill Brown (2 skeins)

GA Mountain Mist (1 skein)

GA Sable (2 skeins)

GA Toasted Barley (1 skein)*

WDW Bark (1 skein)**

WDW Dirt Road (2 skeins)

WDW Garrison Green (1 skein)

WDW Havana (2 skeins)

WDW Molasses (2 skeins)

WDW Seagull (1 skein)

WDW Straw (2 skeins) 

PUBLISHED / RELEASED: MARCH 2023

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Prudence, Love and Toil

Sarah Allden, Aged 10 ~ 1796

Design Size: 276 wide X 353 high

Fabric: 40ct. Summer Khaki Newcastle Linen by Zweigart

Sampler Size: 13 3/4” W x 17 1/2” H

Instructions:  

The model was stitched with 2 strands of silk thread, over 2 linen threads and 1 strand of silk thread, over 1 linen thread.

The decorative elements were stitched using backstitch and straight stitch.

Threads: Au Ver à Soie Soie d'Alger 

AVAS d'Alger F06 (3 skeins)

AVAS d'Alger F09 (2 skeins)

AVAS d'Alger 1846 (4 skeins)

AVAS d'Alger 2214 (2 skeins)

AVAS d'Alger 2234 (1 skein)

AVAS d'Alger 2756 (1 skein)

AVAS d'Alger 2914 (2 skeins)

AVAS d'Alger 2928 (1 skein)

AVAS d'Alger 3422 (2 skeins)

AVAS d'Alger 3723 (1 skein)

AVAS d'Alger 3745 (2 skeins)

AVAS d'Alger 3832 (1 skein)

AVAS d'Alger 4106 (2 skeins)

AVAS d'Alger 4536 (2 skeins)

PUBLISHED / RELEASED: MARCH 2023


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