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BARB : WL004



Fabric  -  Cashel Linen  or  Brittney  (28 count) 

                            23”  x   25”  (58.5cm  x  63.5cm)   -  OR  -

               -  Linen  (32 count)  -  Permin  - or -  Belfast  : 

                            21”  x  23”  (53.5cm  x  58.5cm)

Threads  Variegated / Overdyed Thread  :  The Gentle Art

 Sampler Threads  or  Simply Shaker Sampler Threads  :

                           (10)  5-yard skeins  *

 DMStranded Cotton  :  One skein of each colour

                           Each colour to be a favourite colour

           that complements your choice for the sampler layout

    and/or be representative of your child’s nature and personality

    Dark  -  one for each child

    Medium  -  one for each grandchild 

           (i.e. a slightly paler shade than that of the parent’s colour)

    Light  -  one for each great-grandchild

           (i.e. a slightly paler shade than that of their parent’s colour)

    Black  (Optional)  -  for deceased children, grandchildren

            or great-grandchildren

Needles  -  Tapestry  :  #26  or  #28

Embroidery Hoop  or  Frame  (Optional)


Recommendation:  Purchase all skeins at the same time

as dyelots can vary quite significantly


MATERIALS  (used as per original sampler):

Fabric  -  Belfast Linen  (32 count)  :  Platinum  (#770)  :

                         21”  x  23”  (53.5cm  x  58.5cm)

Threads  Overdyed Thread  :  Sampler Threads  :  1050  -  Soot

     DMC Stranded Cotton  :  814,  815  (first child)

     DMC Stranded Cotton  :  936,  3051  (second child)

(No great-grandchildren or deceased family members in our family)


STITCH COUNT:   207w  x  236h



14.8”  x  16.85”  (37.5cm  x  43cm)  on  28 count fabric  (approximately)

13”  x  14.75”  (33cm  x  37.5cm)  on  32 count fabric  (approximately)


TECHNIQUES:   Cross Stitch,  Backstitch




Family Quaker Sampler

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