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.
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.