Tom’s Foolery ~ A Little Gem Reproduction Sampler (PDF)

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.

Thread Legend

The sampler has been stitched with a palette of twenty-five colours from Au Ver à Soie’s range of Soie 100.3. We have provided conversions for Soie d’Alger and DMC.

Only one spool or skein of each colour is needed with the exception of 1315/327 and 1835/986 when stitching with 2 strands on 28ct linen.

Soie 100.3 / Soie d’Alger /DMC ~ Colour Description

022 /3815 / 833 ~ Golden olive ~ light

070 / 2643 / 21 ~ Alizarin ~ light

198 / 3226 / 413 ~ Pewter grey ~ dark

217 / S2700 /950 ~ Desert sand ~ light

223 / 3026 / 915 ~ Plum ~ dark

278 /4643 / 778 ~ Antique mauve ~ very light

362 / 1342 / 340 ~ Blue violet ~ medium

434 /1315 /327 ~ Violet ~ dark

486 / 1735 /931 ~ Antique blue ~ medium

519 / 4122 /801 ~ Coffee brown ~ dark

531 / 3836 / 3787 ~ Brown grey ~ dark

537 / 1836 / 890 ~ Pistachio green ~ ultra dark

549 /1835 /986 ~ Forest green ~ very dark

601 /1725 / 3842 ~ Wedgewood ~ very dark

605 / 1723 /3810 ~ Turquoise ~ dark

616 / 3745 /829 ~ Golden olive ~ very dark

647 / 2134 /470 ~ Avocado green ~ light

653 / 2132 /368 ~ Pistachio green ~ light

661 /4241 / 3046 ~ Yellow beige ~ medium

674 / 2514 /3821 ~ Straw

684 / 636 / 350 ~ Coral ~ medium

687 / 3044 /718 ~ Plum

690 / 1344 /333 ~ Blue violet ~ very dark

779 /926 /817 ~ Coral red ~ very dark

Noir / Noir /310 ~ Black

Linen Sizes

The design area is 217 stitches (w) x 153 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 Grey Sand by xJuDesigns. You should use a count and fabric that you enjoy working with.

28ct: Design: 15.5″ x 10.93″ Fabric: 21.5″ x 16.93″

30ct: Design: 14.47″ x 10.20″ Fabric: 20.47″ x 16.20″

32ct: Design: 13.56″ x 9.56″ Fabric: 19.56″ x 15.56″

36ct: Design: 12.06″ x 8.50″ Fabric: 18.06″ x 14.50″

40ct: Design: 10.85″ x 7.65″ Fabric: 16.85″ x 13.65″

46ct: Design: 9.43″ x 6.65″ Fabric: 15.43″ x 12.65″

56ct: Design: 7.75″ x 5.46″ Fabric: 13.75″ x 11.46″

52/62ct: Design: 8.35″ x 4.86″ Fabric: 14.35″ x 10.86″

62/52ct: Design: 7.00″ x 5.88″ Fabric: 13.00″ x 11.88″

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.

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 info@astitchintime.net.au and we can discuss your preferences.  



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