Counted Cross Stitch Pattern, Mary Brown 1765, Lord's Prayer, Quaker Sampler, Reproduction Sampler, Hands Across the Sea, PATTERN ONLY


This is for the PATTERN ONLY.

Counted Cross Stitch pattern, Mary Brown 1765.Mary Brown 1765 been rated as suitable for a confident beginner to intermediate stitcher. The sampler has a stitch count of 224 stitches (w) x 287 stitches (h) and a variety of stitches including cross stitch over 1 and 2 threads, satin stitch and Algerian eyelets. She is an excellent choice for those wishing to expand their repertoire of stitches.

Mary Brown finished her charming sampler on July 4, 1765. Sadly we hav e been unable to trace Mary as her name has always been a very popular one and there are many Mary Browns born during the time period. It is possible that Mary Brown was a Quaker or was taught or influenced by a Quaker.

Despite its age the original sampler glows with vibrant jewel-like colours, only a few central lines have lost their colour overtime. The colours from the front have been used in the reproduction, however, the entire verse has been reproduced in one colour as that is how Mary stitched her sampler.

The sampler has many different elements: a beautiful floral border, three different alphabets, vases of fruit, a verse and the highlight of Mary’s design is The Lord’s Prayer which is very dear to many of us.

The Lord’s Prayer is the best loved, most spoken prayer throughout the Christian world. Over two billion people recite this prayer. According to the New Testament it was taught by Jesus to his disciples. Two forms of it are recorded in the New Testament: a longer form in the Gospel of Matthew (6:5-13) as part of the Sermon on the Mount, and a shorter form in the Gospel of Luke (11:1-4) as a response by Jesus to a request by one of his disciples to teach them to pray as John the Baptist taught his disciples.

The verse chosen by Mary for her sampler is taken from the opening verse in “Solitary Thoughts on the Uncertainty of Human Things” written by Thomas Ellwood on July 4th 1670. Curiously it was the exact same day ninety five years later that Mary finished her sampler.

Designed and reproduced by Hands Across the Sea Samplers.

Thread Legend
The sampler has been reproduced with Au Ver à Soie d’Alger silks and the skein quantities calculated based on 1 strand on 36ct fabric. We have provided a DMC conversion based on 2 strands on 36ct fabric. The model was stitched on 40ct Lakeside Linen Vintage Buttercream.

Soie d’Alger / DMC

2916 x 1 / 309 x 1 – Rose – deep

3833 x 1 / 372 x 1 – Mustard – light

3812 x 1 / 422 x 1 – Hazel nut brown – light

3726 x 1 /500 x 1 – Blue green – very dark

5024 x 1 / 501 x 1 – Blue green – dark

5023 x 1 / 502 x 1 – Blue green

5384 x 1 / 597 x 1 – Turquoise

5382 x 1 / 598 x 1 – Turquoise – light

F10 x 1 / 739 x 1 – Tan – ultra very light

1812 x 1 / 747 x 1 – Sky blue – very light

2926 x 1 / 814 x 1 – Garnet – dark

2925 x 1 / 816 x 1 – Garnet

3815 x 1 / 832 x 1 – Golden olive

3735 x 1 / 935 x 1 – Avocado green – dark

5386 x 2 / 3809 x 2 – Turquoise – very dark

2543 x 1 / 3822 x 1 – Straw – light


The design area is 224 stitches (w) x 287 stitches (h). Our calculations have included a 3” margin for finishing and framing.

28ct – Design: 16″ x 20.5″ Fabric: 22″ x 26.5″

30ct – Design: 14.93″ x 19.13″ Fabric: 20.93″ x 25.13″

32ct – Design: 14″ x 17.94″ Fabric: 20″ x 23.94″

36ct – Design: 12.44″ x 15.94″ Fabric: 18.44″ x 21.94″

40ct – Design: 11.2″ x 14.35″ Fabric: 17.2″ x 20.35″

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