S Reymes 1770 is a "Bobby Dazzler" of a sampler. A glorious floral border surrounds decorative rows of vines laden with flowers, a band of Irish stitch (also known as Florentine and flame stitch), rows of alphabets worked both in cross stitch and eyelet stitch. The verse is worked with red silk and a small black dog sits incongrously atop a flower head.
Stitch count is 233 W x 317 H.
Model was stitched on 45ct Foxtail Millet linen from Legacy Linen and stitched with a palette of 20 colours of 100/3 silks. We have suggested a few alternate counts and threads for you to choose from.
The Reproduction is worked mainly in cross stitch over two threads of linen. The verse is worked in cross stitch over one thread of linen. Design also includes Algerian eyelets over two and four threads and Irish stitch. This sampler is suitable for confident beginners through to advanced needleworkers.
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Sarah Reymes 1770 ~ Queen of the May 2022 ~ Hands Across The Sea Samplers