Eliza Nisbet 1839 ~ Reproduction Sampler Pattern by Hands Across the Sea Samplers

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, spiral bound booklet to be posted

Thread Legend

Eliza’s sampler has been stitched with a palette of two colours from Au Ver à Soie’s range of Fine d’Aubusson wool. We have provided conversions for Soie 100.3, Soie d’Alger and DMC.

One thread of Fine d’Aubusson Wool on 24ct fabric

2924 x 2 ~ Christmas red

3724  x 2 ~ Avocado green ~ very dark

One thread of Soie 100.3 on 46 & 56ct fabric

378 ~ Avocado green ~ very dark

681 ~ Christmas red 

One thread of  Soie d’Alger on 36ct, 40 ct & 46ct fabric

2924 ~ Christmas red

3716 ~  Avocado green ~ very dark 

Two threads of Soie d’Alger on 28ct & 32ct fabric

2924 x 2 ~ Christmas red

3716 x 3 ~  Avocado green ~ very dark

One thread of DMC on 40ct fabric

321 ~ Christmas red

936 ~ Avocado green ~ very dark

Two threads of DMC on 28ct, 32ct & 36ct fabric

321 x 2 ~ Christmas red

936 x 2 ~ Avocado green ~ very dark

Linen Sizes

The design area is 117 stitches (w) x 221 stitches (h). Our calculations have included a 3″ margin for finishing and framing. The model was stitched using 24ct Legacy Linen in Rain Barrel that we ourselves “aged” by tea dyeing. The original sampler was stitched on approximately 24ct linen that we suspect was woven on a hand loom.

The design is suitable for stitching on Aida, Linaida, or linen. We recommend that you should use a count and fabric that you enjoy working with.

24ct: Design: 9.75″ x 18.42″ Fabric: 15.75″ x 24.42″

28ct: Design: 8.36″ x 15.79″ Fabric: 14.36″ x 21.79″

32ct: Design: 7.31″ x 13.81″ Fabric: 13.31″ x 19.81″

36ct: Design: 6.5″ x 12.28″ Fabric: 12.5″ x 18.28″

40ct: Design: 5.85″ x 11.05″ Fabric: 11.85″ x 17.05″

46ct: Design: 5.09″ x 9.61″ Fabric: 11.09″ x 15.61″

56ct: Design: 4.18″ x 7.89″ Fabric: 10.18″ x 13.89″

For PDF: Once purchased you will receive an email within 24 hours with the download attached and you can print it out yourself at home.  Please allow an extra 24 hours if purchased over the weekend. Please ensure your email is correct and you may need to check your junk/spam folder.

We stock the Au Ver a Soie 100.3 & D'alger silks and Legacy Linens.  If you'd like to kit the design please contact me on info@astitchintime.net.au and we can discuss your preferences.  

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