Sunday, May 5, 2013

Sew Grande by iStitch Designs

Design: Sew Grande
Designer: iStitch Designs
Fabric: 40ct Newcastle linen dyed with walnut ink crystals
Thread: Needlepoint Inc 505
Stitch Count: 105 x 100
Stitched by: CarolR
Finishing: On Medium Hornbook (Folk Art hand painted) by Kelmscott Designs

Friday, March 8, 2013

Earth Sampler

Earth Sampler
The Primitive Needle
Lakeside Linens 40 ct Pear Linen, WDW and GAST Floss
Stitched by Carol

Tuesday, January 1, 2013

Birds of a Feather Mystery Sampler


Pattern: With Thy Needle and Thread
“Birds of a Feather Mystery Sampler”
Thread: WDW cotton
Fabric: 35 ct WDW Linen color Confederate Gray
Stitched Size: 9.5” x 10.5”
Stitched by Theresa

Saturday, June 9, 2012



Pattern: Plum Street Samplers “Beloved” 
Thread: Gentle Art and DMC Cotton
Fabric: 36 ct Linen color Tea 
Finished Size: 8” x 8”   
Stitched by Theresa

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Ye Olde Coffee Shop

Design: Ye Olde Coffee Shop
Designer:D.W. LHN
Fabric and Threads: DMC floss, and Linen Z. vintage
Stiched by: Marener

In the Begining

Desing: " In the Begining"
Designer: Dianne W. LHN
Fabric and Threads: Linen Antique W. DMC Floss
Sitiched by: Marener

Tuesday, May 15, 2012

"Birds of a Feather" Design
Stitched by mrsdibble
On 32 ct Linen 2 over 2
With DMC Thread

Monday, April 30, 2012


Stitched on 40ct. Examplar linen with one strand Belle Soie Mer Blue

Sunday, April 29, 2012

Life Tree Sampler

Stitched on 36 ct. linen with AVAS silks

Mary Garry's Peace Sampler

Stitched on linen with GAST Weathered Barn

Saturday, March 17, 2012

Sew RabbitS

Design: Sew RabbitS
Designer: iStitch Designs
Fabric & threads: 38ct soft green Gander linen and HDF silk threads
Stitched by: CarolR

Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Antique Sampler

Just finished, and now I'll be framing!

Antique Sampler, by Eileen Bennett (Sampler House).  Stitched on ivory linen with DMC

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

My Work

Heirloom Wedding Sampler from an OOP book, To Have and to Hold by Stoney Creek.  Names and date yet to be inserted.

Sewing Basket from Olde Colonial Designs.

The Chase from Elsa Williams.  The original sampler was stitched in 1760 by Mary Starker and is in the
Dewitt-Wallace Gallery at Colonial Williamsburg.

Fancey Blackett and the Harvest Dance by Pineberry Lane.

Friday, December 2, 2011

The Lord is my Shepherd

Design: Joy in the Journey (Leisure Arts) The Lord is my Shepherd
Designer: Dianne W.
Fabric and Threads: Linen Zweigart vintage( for me)and DMC
Stitched by: Marener

Tuesday, November 29, 2011

The Lady Sampler

Design: The Lady Sampler

Designer: LHN

Fabric and Threads : Linen Z. Vintage, DMC and CC

Stitched by: Marener

Hebrews 11:1

Desing: Bible Story Hebrews 11:1
Designer: Dianne W
Fabric: Linen Z vintage
Stitched by

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Floral Border Sampler

Design:  Floral Border Sampler
Designer:  Hinzeit
Used instead of photo on sliding lid box
Stitched by Marly

Pears Two

Design:  Pears Two
Designer:  Historic Needlework Guild
35 count Linen
Stitched by Marly

France F

Design:  France F
Designer:  Sheepish Antiques
Fringed edges on basket
Stitched by Marly
I originally incorrectly listed this as a Goode Huswife design.
My apologizes for not double checking!

Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Sew Bands

Design: Sew Bands
Designer: iStitch Designs
Fabric & Thread: 40ct antique white Newcastle linen, AVAS 2925
Stitched by: CarolR

Saturday, July 23, 2011

Sew Perfectly Red

Design: Sew Perfectly Red
Designer: iStitch Designs
Fabric & Thread: Raw 40ct Newcastle linen, HDF Perfect Red 6209
Stitched by: CarolR

Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Wedding Anniversary Sampler

Stitched by MrsDibble (Eleanor)
On 32ct Linen with DMC 2 over 2
From an Historical Sampler Company kit

Friday, June 3, 2011

Sampler Pincushion Doll

Pincushion Doll

by Sewing Chest Designs
fabric: 32 count linen
fiber: DMC
Stitched by Erica

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Anna Millet 1895

Design: Anna Millet 1895
Designer: Reflets de Soie
Fabric & Thread: Walnut ink dyed 48ct Gander linen, HDF OMG Red 1149
Stitched by: CarolR

Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Marie-Louise Leidier 1905-1906

Design: Marie-Louise Leidier 1905-1906
Designers: Muriel Brunet and Françoise Ritz (Petits rouges d'ici et d'ailleurs)
Fabric and thread: 38ct nacre Gander linen, AVAS 2925
Stitched by: CarolR

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Sew Be My Valentine

Design: Sew Be My Valentine
Designer: iStitch Designs
Fabric and threads: 48ct blanc cassé Gander linen, HDF Basic Black 5300, Perfect Red 6207
Stitched by: CarolR

Sunday, January 16, 2011

Marquoir de Thérésa Leparoux 1928

Design: Marquoir de Thérésa Leparoux 1928
Designer: Bleu de Soie
Fabric and thread: 48ct blanc cassé Gander linen, HDF OMG Red 1149
Stitched by: CarolR

Thursday, January 13, 2011

Froth and Bubble

Long Dog Samplers
Stitched by Edy --
GAST 2 0ver 2 on 28 count Linen

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Sew Lavender

Design: Sew Lavender
Designer: iStitch Designs
Fabric and threads: 40ct antique white Wichelt linen, HDF threads
Stitched by: CarolR

Monday, December 20, 2010

The Flora 1777

Historical sampler "The Flora 1777"
from the book "Merklapmotieven" of Albarta Meulenbelt-Nieuwburg
stitched on 12 dr. linen with 25 coulours DMC, size 53 x 56 cm,
by  Petra

Friday, December 17, 2010

Summer Basket

I should have posted this earlier this year!

BBD's Summer Basket
32 Ct. WDW Baby's Breath linen with recommended GAST threads (mostly)

Thursday, December 16, 2010

Sew Golden

Design: Sew Golden
Designer: iStitch Designs
Fabric and threads: 55ct blanc cassé Gander linen, Soie Surfine 697
Stitched by: CarolR

Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Love Beareth All Things

The Crowning Grace by Pallette Stitching
18 ct. lambswool, 2 over 1, stitch count 88 x 110
Completed 2003
1 Corinthians 13:7

La D Da ~ Alphabet Sampler

Bluebirds and Flowers

Old Samplers by Leisure Arts (1990)
DMC 355

Goode Huswife ~ The Sparrow's Song

Tulip color modified

La D Da ~ Alphabet with Hare

Sunday, July 18, 2010

LA D DA Quaker Alphabet

Somehow my pic vanished, edited to re-post pic.

WDW 35 ct linen ~ Straw
Floss ~ WDW Palomino
Stitch Count 110 x 138

Thanks to the moderator of this blog for inviting me to join.
I've enjoyed following and joined today.
 Thx for looking, Stitchin Sweet Sue

Saturday, March 20, 2010

Hearts Left Behind

Hearts Left Behind
Hester's Needle
32ct. Belfast home-coffee/tea dyed
DMC as charted
Started on January 20, 2010
Finished on March 20, 2010
Stitched by Jill

Friday, February 26, 2010

Friendship Sampler

IMG_5468 copy

Pattern: Birds of a Feather “Friendship Sampler”
Thread: Recommended cotton floss
Fabric: 40ct vintage light examplar Lakeside Linens
Size: 9.5” x 7.5”
Stitched by Theresa

Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Grand Abecedaire

Design: “Grand Abécédaire” - Freebie SAL by Gazette94
Fabric: 32ct white evenweave
Stitching: 2 over 2 with Mouline NČT, no. 3392, 3212


Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Colonial Homes

Design: "Colonial Homes" by Little House Needleworks
Fabric: 50ct unknown linen
Stitching: 1 over 2 with Mouline NČT


Saturday, January 2, 2010

Geranium House

"Geranium House" by Country Cottage Needleworks
stitched on 32ct Light Mocha linen
with recommended threads

Bordeaux Sampler

"Bordeaux Sampler" by Sampler Cove
stitched on 36ct Edinburgh linen
with Vikki Clayton silks

Thursday, November 12, 2009

Rouge velours

Design: Rouge Velours
Designer: Isabelle Vautier
Fabric & thread: 48ct Gander linen, Soie Surfine 109
Stitched by: CarolR

Saturday, October 31, 2009

The Primitive Needle Earth Sampler

Fabric 28ct "Primitive"hand-dyed cashel from silkweavers
Threads: GAST & WDW
Stitched by: Amanda

Victoria Sampler Jingle Bells Christmas Tree Farm

Stitched by Amanda
Fabric: 28ct hand-dyed Jazlyn - Country Stitched