Stitch Count: 306W x 383H
Model stitched on 40 count fabric - 'Beige' by Weeks Dye Works with one strand of embroidery floss.
This is a reproduction of an antique English sampler made by Elizabeth Anderson in 1775. The original has been embroidered on very fine, slightly uneven linen (50ct W x 45ct H) with silk threads.
The reproduction is charted for 40ct linen and hand-dyed cotton threads with silk (Au Ver à Soie) and DMC alternatives.
The stitches used: cross stitch over two threads, cross stitch over one thread, counted satin stitch, double backstitch and eyelet stitch.
Gentle Art Sampler Threads: Forest Glade, Holly Berry, Old Red Paint, Parchment, Caramel Corn, Toasted Barley, Rose Garden, Endive x 2, Black Licotice.
Classic Colorworks: Cinnamon Toast, Perfect Piecrust x 2, Razzleberry x 2, Old Money, Seaweed x 2, Curry.
Alternative silk thread choice:
Au ver a Soie d'Alger: .3735, 4623, 4142, F21, F12, 3834, 4635, 3733 x 2, Noir, 4141, 1011 x 2, 4636 x 2, 2756, 526, 1845 x 2, 523.
Chart includes a full conversion into DMC threads if preferred.