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.
Harriet’s sampler has been stitched with #671 from Au Ver à Soie’s range of Soie 100.3. We have provided suggested conversions for Soie d’Alger and DMC. There is no exact match in DMC; our suggested colour of #310, a hard black, is the closest.
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
671 Aged black
1 strand of Soie d’Alger on 36, 40 & 46ct linen
3416 Aged black
2 strands of DMC on 36ct linen
310 x 2 Hard black
2 strands of Soie d’Alger on 28ct linen
3416 x 3 Aged black
2 strands of DMC on 28ct linen
310x 2 Hard black
The design area is 143 stitches (w) x 143 stitches (h). Our calculations have included a 3″ margin for finishing and framing.
The sampler can be stitched on Aida, Linaida, or linen. The model was stitched using 56ct Zweigart-based linen that was overdyed to a lighter shade of Marbled Pointer from xJuDesigns. We would also recommend using Legacy Linen’s Victoria Sponge Cake in 30ct, Corn Tassel in 37ct, Foxtail Millett in 45ct, or Sycamore Seedpod in 53/63ct. You should use a count and fabric that you enjoy working with.
28ct: Design: 10.21″ x 10.21″ Fabric: 16.21″ x 16.21″
30ct: Design: 9.53″ x 9.53″ Fabric: 15.53″ x 15.53″
32ct: Design: 8.94″ x 8.94″ Fabric: 14.94″ x 14.94″
36ct: Design: 7.94″ x 7.94″ Fabric: 13.94″ x 13.94″
40ct: Design: 7.15″ x 7.15″ Fabric: 13.15″ x 13.15″
46ct: Design: 6.22″ x 6.22″ Fabric: 12.22″ x 12.22″
56ct: Design: 5.11″ x 5.11″ Fabric: 11.11″ x 11.11″
62/52ct: Design: 4.61″ x 5.5″ Fabric: 10.61″ x 11.51″
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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