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Mary Goodwin 1798, A PDF Download OR Printed Booklet ~ Hands Across the Sea Samplers

    This sampler is brought to you as part of a series of designs that are available as either a .PDF download by Hands Across the Sea Samplers or a Printed Booklet. The project has been stitched using cross stitch over one and two threads and is rated as suitable for needleworkers of all levels of ability. Mary's sampler and can be stitched either on Aida, Linaida, or linen.

    Printed Large Chart Version ~ Mary's sampler is presented to you in large colour chart version

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

    We wonder who it was that planted the old, gnarled tree that inspired Mary to include a mulberry tree in the sampler. You plant a flower for yourself, but you plant a tree for your grandchildren: so the saying goes.

    Mary was only 8 years of age when she finished her sampler on Friday, December 21, 1798. A wonderful achievement for such a young child. Her sampler certainly demonstrated her aptitude for needlework. How proud her parents must have been!

    The verse Mary chose for her sampler was most probably a childhood prayer.
    “In youth and age protect me Lord
    And grant I may observe your word
    Give me a thankful heart I pray
    To serve my God while here I stay
    And when this mortal life shall end
    I may to happiness ascend.”

    The fabric Mary used was approximately 48/46 count, and the fine silks were expertly dyed as they have retained their vibrancy through the centuries.

    Mary’s sampler has been stitched with a palette of twenty colours from Au Ver à Soie’s range of Soie d’Alger. We have provided conversions for Soie 100.3 and DMC.

    Stitch count is 290 W x 308 H.

    Model was stitched on a hand dyed Zweigart based linen which is not available to us. We will suggest a hand dyed linen once the design is in stock. Design is stitched with Soie 100.3. We have provided conversions for Soie d'Alger and DMC.

    Please check the boxes above to add the chart in either the PDF format or the Printed Booklet, linen and threads to your order.

    Mary Goodwin 1798, A PDF Download OR Printed Booklet ~ Hands Across the Sea Samplers

    Item# HATSMGood
    Price: See Options For Pricing
    Mary Goodwin 1798 PDF or Booklet:
    32 count hand dyed linen 36" x 27" ~ To be determined
    DMC Cotton floss skeins (2 strands over 2 threads) ~ $26.25
    36 count hand dyed linen 36" x 27" ~ To be determined
    Silks from Soie d'Alger 20 skeins ~ $150.00
    40 count hand dyed linen 36" x 27" ~ To be determined
    Soie 100/3 silks 20 spools ~ $119.00
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