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Counted Cross Stitch pattern, Ellen Barber 1895. Ellen stitched her sweet sampler with cotton thread on approx. 28ct linen. Her sampler has been reproduced using a palette of eleven colours from Au Ver à Soie. We have provided conversions for Soie d’Alger and DMC. Only one spool or skein of each colour is required whether stitching on 28ct or 56ct linen. The sampler is suitable for needleworkers of all abilities and can be stitched on Aida, Linaida, or linen. The only stitch used is cross stitch over 2 threads of linen.
Ellen was baptised on April 19, 1885 at Burgh Castle, Norfolk. Her parents were James, a seaman, and his wife Clare. Ellen recorded on her sampler that she finished her sampler in the January of 1895 in Belton.
Ellen married Alfred George Edwards, an engine cleaner, on December 19, 1902 at the age of 18. In the 1911 census return Alfred was working as a railway goods porter. Ellen and Alfred had had 4 children with three boys living (a fifth son was born after the census). The family had relocated to Yorkshire and were living at 72 Mount Street, Henley Grove, Rotherham. They remained in Rotherham, where Alfred and Ellen both died in 1958. Ellen was 72 years of age.
We very much hope that the home Ellen made for herself and her family was indeed “Home Sweet Home”.
Ellen’s sampler has been reproduced using a palette of eleven colours from Au Ver à Soie. We have provided conversions for Soie d’Alger and DMC. Only one spool or skein of each colour is required whether stitching on 28ct or 56ct linen.
039 ~ Apricot ~ medium
073 ~ Blue green ~ medium
226 ~ Tangerine ~ light
344 ~ Shell pink ~ very light
557 ~ Antique violet ~ medium
601 ~ Wedgwood ~ very dark
604 ~ Wedgwood ~ light
616 ~ Golden olive ~ very dark
647 ~ Avocado green ~ light
689 ~ Rose ~ deep
702 ~ Mahogany ~ medium
526 ~ Golden olive ~ very dark
913 ~ Apricot ~ medium
1444 ~ Wedgwood ~ light
1446 ~ Wedgwood ~ very dark
2125 ~ Avocado green ~ light
2546 ~ Tangerine ~ light
2942 ~ Shell pink ~ very light
2946 ~ Rose ~ deep
4545 ~ Mahogany ~ medium
5022 ~ Blue green ~ medium
5113 ~ Antique violet ~ medium
224 ~ Shell pink ~ very light
301 ~ Mahogany ~ medium
309 ~ Rose ~ deep
470 ~ Avocado green ~ light
503 ~ Blue green ~ medium
518 ~ Wedgwood ~ light
742 ~ Tangerine ~ light
829 ~ Golden olive ~ very dark
3041 ~ Antique violet ~ medium
3340 ~ Apricot ~ medium
3842 ~ Wedgwood ~ very dark
Ellen stitched her sweet sampler with cotton thread on approx. 28ct linen.
The design area is 103 stitches (w) x 119 stitches (h). Our calculations have included a 3″ margin for finishing and framing. The model was stitched on Zweigart-based linen overdyed to a shade of Marbled Pointer by xJuDesigns.
The sampler can be stitched on Aida, Linaida, or linen, you should stitch Ellen on your preferred colour and count of linen.
14ct Aida / 28ct linen: Design: 7.36″ x 8.50″ Fabric: 13.36″ x 14.50″
16ct Aida / 32ct linen: Design: 6.44″ x 10.35″ Fabric: 12.44″ x 16.35″
18ct Aida / 36ct linen: Design: 5.72″ x 6.61″ Fabric: 11.72″ x 12.61″
20ct Aida / 40ct linen: Design: 5.15″ x 5.95″ Fabric: 11.15″ x 11.95″
46ct linen: Design: 4.48″ x 5.17″ Fabric: 10.48″ x 11.17″
56ct linen: Design: 3.68″ x 4.25″ Fabric: 9.68″ x 10.25″
PLEASE NOTE: Patterns are NOT returnable to protect the copyright of the designer.
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