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
Harriet’s sampler has been stitched with a palette of nine colours from Au Ver à Soie’s range of Soie 100.3. Below we have provided conversions for Soie d’Alger and DMC. Only one spool or skein of thread is required whether you are stitching on 14ct Aida/28ct linen or 56t linen.
100.3 / SDA / DMC ~ Colour Description
093 / 2922 / 3771 ~ Terracotta ~ ultra very light
129 / 3745 / 830 ~ Golden olive ~ dark
137 / 2635 / 355 ~ Terracotta ~ dark
207 / 3835 / 640 ~ Beige grey ~ very dark
486 / 1735 / 931 ~ Antique blue ~ medium
494 / 2915 / 3712 ~ Salmon ~ medium
621 / 1814 / 3813 ~ Blue green ~ light
664 / 2922 / 321 ~ Christmas red
627 / 3446 / 3799 ~ Pewter grey ~ very dark
The design area is 87 stitches (w) x 257 stitches (h). Our calculations have included a 3″ margin for finishing and framing.
The model was stitched using 56ct Zweigart-based linen that was overdyed to the shade “Vellum” by Foxglove and Lace Linens. We recommend that you use a count and fabric that you enjoy working with.
14ct Aida/28ct linen: Design: 6.21″ x 18.36″ Fabric: 12.21″ x 24.36″
30ct linen: Design: 5.80″ x 17.13″ Fabric: 11.80″ x 23.13″
16ct Aida/32ct linen: Design: 5.44″ x 16.06″ Fabric: 11.44″ x 22.06″
18ct Aida/36ct linen: Design: 4.83″ x 14.28″ Fabric: 10.83″ x 20.28″
20ct Aida/40ct linen: Design: 4.35″ x 12.85″ Fabric: 10.35″ x 18.85″
46ct linen: Design: 3.78″ x 11.17″ Fabric: 9.78″ x 17.17″
56ct linen: Design: 3.11″ x 9.18″ Fabric: 9.11″ x 15.18″
62/52ct linen: Design: 2.81″ x 9.88″ Fabric: 8.81″ x 15.88″
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 email@example.com and we can discuss your preferences.
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