Nicola has generously made these gorgeous Little Gems available for download now via our store. The PDF will be emailed to you within 24 hours or you can choose a printed copy.
Amy’s sampler has been reproduced using a palette of fifteen colours from Au Ver à Soie’s range of Soie 100.3. We have provided conversions for Soie d’Alger and DMC. Estimated thread quantities have been listed below.
If you are using two strands of Soie d’Alger on fabric lower than 36ct, you will require two skeins of the colours noted by an asterisk.
Soie 100.3 / Soie d’Alger / DMC ~ Colour Description
029 / 2757* / 926 ~ Grey green ~ medium
031 / 4242* / 3046 ~ Yellow beige ~ medium
048 / 4246 / 869 ~ Hazelnut brown ~ very dark
070 / 2643 / 3830 ~ Terracotta
188 / 3346 / 3781 ~ Mocha brown ~ dark
199 / 2224 / 733 ~ Olive green ~ medium
323 / 4511 / 738 ~ Tan ~ very light
344 / 2913 / 758 ~ Terracotta ~ very light
376 / 4645 / 3726 ~ Antique mauve ~ dark
499 / 944* / 816 ~ Garnet
536 / 2926 / 221 ~ Shell pink ~ very dark
550 / 2758 / 502 ~ Blue green
621 / 5382 / 927 ~ Grey green ~ light
707 / 3724 / 3363 ~ Pine green ~ medium
755 / 1736 / 930 ~ Antique blue ~ dark
The model was stitched using 56ct Zweigart-based linen that was over-dyed to the shade Old Sheep from xJuDesigns. The sampler is suitable for stitching on Aida, Linaida, or linen, and we recommend that you use a count and fabric that you enjoy working with.
The design area is 209 stitches (w) x 222 stitches (h). Our calculations have included a 3″ margin for finishing and framing.
14ct Aida / 28ct linen: Design: 14.93″ x 15.86″ Fabric: 20.93″ x 21.86″
30ct linen: Design: 13.93″ x 14.80″ Fabric: 19.93″ x 20.80″
16ct Aida / 32ct linen: Design: 13.06″ x 13.88″ Fabric: 19.06″ x 19.88″
18ct Aida / 36ct linen: Design: 11.61″ x 12.33″ Fabric: 17.61″ x 18.33″
20ct Aida / 40ct linen: Design: 10.45″ x 11.10″ Fabric: 16.45″ x 17.10″
46ct linen: Design: 9.09″ x 9.65″ Fabric: 15.09″ x 15.65″
56ct linen: Design: 7.46″ x 7.93″ Fabric: 13.46″ x 13.93″
62/52ct linen: Design: 6.74″ x 8.54″ Fabric: 12.74″ x 14.54″
Once purchased you will receive an email within 24 hours with the download attached and you can print it out yourself at home. Please ensure your email is correct and you may need to check your junk/spam folder.
If you don't have access to a printer or would prefer a printed copy sent to you that option is available also.
We stock the Au Ver a Soie 100.3 & D'alger silks (building stock levels) and Legacy Linens. If you'd like to kit the design please contact me on firstname.lastname@example.org and we can discuss your preferences.
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