Emily Ann Foster 1892 - A Little Gem Reproduction Sampler

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

The project has been stitched using cross stitch over two threads and is rated as suitable for needleworkers of all levels of ability. Emily’s sampler and can be stitched either on Aida, Linaida, or linen.

Thread Legend

Emily’s sampler has been reproduced using a palette of just two 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 for varying linen counts and the number of strands of thread used have been listed below. 

1 strand of Soie 100.3 on 46ct linen

499 ~ Shell pink ~ very dark

307 ~ Shell pink ~ light 

1 strand of Soie d’Alger on 36, 40 and 46ct linen

946 ~ Shell pink ~ very dark

2946 ~ Shell pink ~ light 

2 strands of Soie d’Alger on 28ct linen

946 x 2 ~ Shell pink ~ very dark

2946 ~ Shell pink ~ light 

1 strand of DMC on 40 and 46ct linen

304 ~ Shell pink ~ very dark

335 ~ Shell pink ~ light 

2 strands of DMC on 28, 30 and 36ct linen

304 x 2 ~ Shell pink ~ very dark

335 ~ Shell pink ~ light

Linen Sizes

The model was stitched using 56ct Zweigart-based linen that was overdyed to the shade Marbled Pointer from xJuDesigns. The sampler can be stitched on Aida, Linaida, or linen, and we recommend that you use a count and fabric that you enjoy working with.

The design area is 119 stitches (w) x 128 stitches (h). Our calculations have included a 3″ margin for finishing and framing.

14ct Aida / 28ct linen: Design: 8.5″ x 9.14″ Fabric: 14.5″ x 15.14″

30ct linen: Design: 7.93″ x 8.53″ Fabric: 13.93″ x 14.53″

16ct Aida / 32ct linen: Design: 7.44″ x 8.00″ Fabric: 13.44″ x 14.00″

18ct Aida / 36ct linen: Design: 6.61″ x 7.11″ Fabric: 12.61″ x 13.11″

20ct Aida / 40ct linen: Design: 5.95″ x 6.40″ Fabric: 11.95″ x 12.40″

46ct linen: Design: 5.17″ x 5.57″ Fabric: 11.17″ x 11.57″

56ct linen: Design: 4.25″ x 4.57″ Fabric: 10.25″ x 10.57″

62/52ct linen: Design: 3.84″ x 4.92″ Fabric: 9.84″ x 10.92″

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.

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 info@astitchintime.net.au and we can discuss your preferences, including pre-ordering threads.



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