Counted Cross Stitch Pattern, Emily Ann Foster 1892, Reproduction Sampler, Antique Reproduction, Hands Across the Sea, PATTERN ONLY


This is for the PATTERN ONLY.

Counted Cross Stitch pattern, Emily Ann Foster 1892. The project has been stitched using cross stitch over two threads and is rated as suitable for needleworkers of all levels of ability. Emily’s sampler can be stitched either on Aida, Linaida, or linen.

Emily Ann finished her sampler in the year 1892 when she was 11 years old. She recorded that she lived in Weaverthorpe, a village in the south-eastern corner of North Yorkshire. Emily was born in 1881 to George Foster, a farm labourer, and his wife Hannah Summersgill.

Emily chose to stitch her sampler in a warm red with “God is Love” highlighted by using of a cooler shade of red.

The model was stitched using 56ct Zweigart-based linen that was overdyed to the shade Marbled Pointer from xJuDesigns. The sampler can be stitched on Aida, Linaida, or linen, and we recommend that you use a count and fabric that you enjoy working with.

The design area is 119 stitches (w) x 128 stitches (h). Our calculations have included a 3″ margin for finishing and framing.

14ct Aida / 28ct linen: Design: 8.5″ x 9.14″ Fabric: 14.5″ x 15.14″

30ct linen: Design: 7.93″ x 8.53″ Fabric: 13.93″ x 14.53″

16ct Aida / 32ct linen: Design: 7.44″ x 8.00″ Fabric: 13.44″ x 14.00″

18ct Aida / 36ct linen: Design: 6.61″ x 7.11″ Fabric: 12.61″ x 13.11″

20ct Aida / 40ct linen: Design: 5.95″ x 6.40″ Fabric: 11.95″ x 12.40″

46ct linen: Design: 5.17″ x 5.57″ Fabric: 11.17″ x 11.57″

56ct linen: Design: 4.25″ x 4.57″ Fabric: 10.25″ x 10.57″

62/52ct linen: Design: 3.84″ x 4.92″ Fabric: 9.84″ x 10.92″

Thread Legend
Emily’s sampler has been reproduced using a palette of just two colours from Au Ver à Soie’s range of Soie 100.3. We have provided conversions for Soie d’Alger and DMC. 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

499 ~ Shell pink ~ very dark

307 ~ Shell pink ~ light

1 strand of Soie d’Alger on 36, 40 and 46ct linen

946 ~ Shell pink ~ very dark

2946 ~ Shell pink ~ light

2 strands of Soie d’Alger on 28ct linen

946 x 2 ~ Shell pink ~ very dark

2946 ~ Shell pink ~ light

1 strand of DMC on 40 and 46ct linen

304 ~ Shell pink ~ very dark

335 ~ Shell pink ~ light

2 strands of DMC on 28, 30 and 36ct linen

304 x 2 ~ Shell pink ~ very dark

335 ~ Shell pink ~ light

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