November 10, 2022 update: the hand dyed linens from Fabrics by Stephanie that are listed for this series are on back order. We hope they will start arriving to us in about 6 months. If you would like to get started on this series, please consider ordering our suggested alternate fabric of Vintage Country Mocha linen. This linen is also available in 28, 32, 36 and 40 count as well as Aida and Lugana evenweave. Please email us if you would like to have an alternate count or fabric type added to your order.
"Snowman Collector" is the newest Cottage Garden 12 parts series.This first design "The Needleworker" in the series will be released December 2022. A New design will be issued each month of the year of 2023. We are still confirming the chart prices for the last few charts of this series.
Stitch count for the first 5 designs will be 100 W x 130 H.
Individual design stitch counts will be 100 stitches in one dimension, with a slight variance in the second measure! The complete 12 snowman design will measure 528 W x 378 H.
Designer has suggested stitching on Chocolate Milk hand dyed linen from Fabrics by Stephanie which will be available sometime 2023. We are also suggesting Vintage Country Mocha from Zweigart as an alternate more readily available linen with a similar look and mottling. Design is stitched with hand dyed threads from Weeks Dye Works & DMC Cotton floss.
Threads required include:
Weeks Dye Works ~ 1330, 2245
DMC ~ 152, 722, 648, 831, 3046, 3052, 3799, 3865
If you are stitching the complete series as one piece, you can find the suggested layout at Cottage Garden Samplings Here. To download the border design which includes the Snowman Collector wording, please click Border Here
Models were stitched on 36 count linens and stitched with a combination of hand dyed cotton floss and DMC. If you would like to stitch on another count, just contact us and we can assist with finding an alternate choice! If you would like to collect all of the designs in this series, please see the Related items below.
Please check the boxes above to add the Chart, linen and threads to your order.
The Needleworker #1 ~ Snowman Collector ~ Cottage Garden Samplings