These berries capture the essence of the beloved Bristol orphanage samplers and pay homage to those children and the Bristol orphanages. This 2nd in the series includes the ever-present Bristol squirrel and pieces which highlight the orphanages themselves.
These berries focus on some of the lovely pattern bands and alphabets Maria Hancock stitched into her sampler. You can view her original sampler virtually at The Cleveland Museum of Art. Thanks again to Claudia Dutcher Kistler of Dutch Treat Designs
127 x 72 (each berry)
Access Commodities: 37 count Russian Tea Cake Legacy linen
Classic Colorworks: Sister Scarlet, Belle Soie silk
Customise your berry with your own colour combination of fabric and threads
Wool for finishing is Merlot solid and Glen Plaid from Weeks Dye Works and embellished with vintage buttons and pins
The first in a series of 12 berries for the 12 Days of Christmas. Days 1, 2, 3 Each...
The second in a series of 12 berries for the 12 Days of Christmas. Days 4, 5, 6 Each chart...