Martha Dawson 1832 - A Little Gem by HATS

Nicola has generously made these gorgeous Little Gems available for download now via our store.   

There are two versions included in this download – the reproduction and an adaptation that is worked entirely in cross stitch over 2 threads and is suitable for stitching on Aida, Linaida and linen.

Thread Legend

Martha’s delightful sampler has been reproduced with a palette of twenty-two colours from Au Ver à Soie’s range of Soie d’Alger. We have provided conversions for Soie 100.3 and DMC. Estimated thread quantities for varying linen counts and the number of strands of thread used have been listed below.

The model was stitched on 40ct Lakeside Linen in Pearled Barley.

Soie 100.3 1 strand on 46ct / Soie d’Alger 1 strand on 46ct /Soie d’Alger 1 strand on 36ct / DMC 2 strands on 36ct / Soie d’Alger 2 strands on 28ct / DMC 2 strands on 28ct ~   Colour Description

329 / 524 / 524 / 832 x 2 / 524 x 2 / 832 x 2 – Golden olive

022 / 525 / 525 / 830 / 525 x 2 / 830 – Golden olive ~ dark

616 / 526 / 526 / 831 / 526 / 831 – Golden olive ~ medium

176 / 1013 / 1013 / 3713 / 1013 / 3713 – Salmon ~ very light

325 / 2144 / 2144 / 580 x 2 / 2144 x 2 / 580 x 2 – Moss green ~ dark

405 / 2212 / 2212 / 734 / 2212 / 734 – Olive green ~ light

633 / 2644 / 2644 / 347 / 2644 x 2 / 347 – Salmon ~ very dark

712 / 2756 / 2756 / 927 / 2756 / 927 – Grey green ~ light

070 / 2915 / 2915 / 3328 / 2915 / 3328 – Salmon ~ dark

278 / 2931 / 2931 / 761 / 2931 / 761 – Salmon ~ light

494 / 2932 / 2932 / 760 / 2932 / 760 – Salmon

386 / 3442 / 3442 / 318 / 3442 / 318 – Steel grey ~ light

378 / 3735 / 3735 / 936 / 3735 / 936 – Avocado green ~ very dark

629 / 3746 / 3746 / 829 / 3746 / 829 – Golden olive ~ very dark

031 / 3815 / 3815 / 833 / 3815 / 833 – Golden olive ~ light

224 / 3822 / 3822 / 676 / 3822 / 676 – Old gold ~ light

696 / 4126 / 4126 / 3371 / 4126 / 3371 – Black brown

702 / 4142 / 4142 / 3772 / 4142 / 3772 – Desert sand ~ very dark

543 / 4236 / 4236 / 435 / 4236 / 435 – Brown ~ very light

519 / 4526 / 4526 / 801 / 4526 / 801 – Coffee brown ~ dark

211 / F10 / F10 / 739 / F10 / 739 – Tan ~ ultra very light

Noir / Noir / Noir / 310 / Noir / 310 – Black

Linen Sizes

The design area is 264 stitches (w) x 276 stitches (h). Our calculations have included a 3″ margin for finishing and framing. If working on an uneven linen such as 53/63, we would recommend that you orientate your linen so that the higher count is on the horizontal for this particular sampler. 

28ct: Design: 18.86″ x 19.71″ Fabric: 24.86″ x 25.71″

30ct: Design: 17.60″ x 18.40″ Fabric: 23.60″ x 24.40″

32ct: Design: 16.5″ x 17.25″ Fabric: 22.5″ x 23.25″

36ct: Design: 14.67″ x 15.33″ Fabric: 20.67″ x 21.33″

40ct: Design: 13.20″ x 13.80″ Fabric: 19.20″ x 19.80″

46ct: Design: 11.48″ x 12.00″ Fabric: 17.48″ x 18.00″

56ct: Design: 9.43″ x 9.86″ Fabric: 15.43″ x 15.86″

53ct/63ct: Design: 9.96″ x 8.76″ Fabric: 15.96″ x 14.76″

63/53ct: Design: 8.38″ x 10.42″ Fabric: 14.38″ x 16.42″

 

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.  Please choose Printed Copy and I'll print it on quality 120 gsm paper. 

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.  



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