Martha Guthrie 1880 ~ 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

Thread Legend

Martha’s sampler has been stitched with a palette of five colours from Au Ver à Soie’s range of 100.3. We have provided conversions for Soie d’Alger and DMC. Only one spool or skein is required whether you are stitching the sampler on 28ct linen with two strands of thread or 56ct linen with one strand.

Soie 100.3 / Soie d’Alger ~ DMC   Colour Description

325 / 2144 / 470 ~ Avocado green ~ light

134 / 2912 / 3779 ~ Coral ~ light

486 / 5384v931 ~ Antique blue ~ medium

647 / 1026 / 309 ~ Salmon ~ very dark

712 / 1741 / 928 ~ Grey green ~ very light

Linen Sizes

The design area is 76 stitches (w) x 193 stitches (h). Our calculations have included a 3″ margin for finishing and framing.

The model was stitched on Zweigart-based linen overdyed by xJuDesigns to a shade of Marbled Khaki.  The original sampler was stitched on approximately 24ct linen with wool.

We recommend that you should use the threads and a count and fabric that you enjoy working with.

28ct: Design: 5.43″ x 13.79″ Fabric: 11.43″ x 19.79″

30ct: Design: 5.07″ x 12.87″ Fabric: 11.07″ x 18.87″

32ct: Design: 4.75″ x 12.06″ Fabric: 10.75″ x 18.06″

36ct: Design: 4.22″ x 10.72″ Fabric: 10.22″ x 16.72″

40ct: Design: 3.8″ x 9.65″ Fabric: 9.8″ x 15.65″

46ct: Design: 3.3″ x 8.39″ Fabric: 9.3″ x 14.39″

56ct: Design: 2.71″ x 6.89″ Fabric: 8.71″ x 12.89″

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 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 and we can discuss your preferences.  

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