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Emily Ann Foster 1892  ~ A Little Gem from Hands Across the Sea Samplers

    This sampler is brought to you as part of a series of “Little Gems” that are available only as a .pdf download by Hands Across the Sea Samplers. The project has been stitched using cross stitch over two threads and is rated as suitable for needleworkers of all levels of ability. Emily’s sampler and can be stitched either on Aida, Linaida, or linen.

    There are 4 versions of the pdf. You will be able to download any or all of the following pdf and graph versions:
    Version 1 ~ A four-page colour chart.
    Version 2 ~ A one-page colour chart (intended to be viewed/used on your tablet, phone, laptop, or computer).
    Version 3 ~ A four-page black and white symbol chart.
    Version 4 ~ A one-page black and white symbol chart (intended to be viewed/used on your tablet, phone, laptop, or computer).

    Emily Ann finished her sampler in the year 1892 when she was 11 years old. She recorded that she lived in Weaverthorpe, a village in the south-eastern corner of North Yorkshire. Emily was born in 1881 to George Foster, a farm labourer, and his wife Hannah Summersgill.

    Emily chose to stitch her sampler in a warm red with “God is Love” highlighted by using of a cooler shade of red.

    Emily’s sampler has been reproduced using a palette of just two colours from Au Ver à Soie’s range of Soie 100.3. We have provided conversions for Soie d’Alger and DMC. Stitching with silks is 1 strand over 2 threads, while DMC is 2 strands over 2 threads.

    Stitch count is 119 W x 128 H.

    Model was stitched on a 56 count hand dyed Zweigart based linen and stitched with Soie 100.3. We have suggested a few choices for hand dyed linens in different counts as well as a few thread choices.

    Please check the boxes above to add the chart, linen and threads to your order.

    Emily Ann Foster 1892 ~ A Little Gem from Hands Across the Sea Samplers

    Item# HATSEAF
    Price: See Options For Pricing
    Emily Ann Foster 1892 ~ A Little Gem PDF chart:
    36 count Vintage Light Examplar hand dyed linen from Lakeside Linens 18" x 13.5" ~ $22.50
    DMC Cotton floss 3 skeins (#304 x2 & 355) ~ $3.75
    40 count Vintage Light Examplar hand dyed linen from Lakeside Linens 18" x 13.5" ~ $23.00
    Soie d'Alger silk floss 2 skeins ~ $15.90
    46 count Vintage Light Examplar hand dyed linen from Lakeside Linens 18" x 13.5" ~ $25.00
    Soie 100/3 silk threads 2 spools ~ $11.90
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