Eliza Nisbet 1839 by Hands Across the Sea Sampler

Eliza Nisbet 1839 by Hands Across the Sea Sampler

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This chart comes in a  spiral-bound notebook format The piece is stitched in silks, wool or DMC floss in just two colors. Use the suggested ciolours or two of your favourites! The design can be stitched on the thread count of fabric that you most prefer. 

The design area is 117 stitches (w) x 221 stitches (h). These calculations have included a 3″ margin for finishing and framing. The model was stitched using 24ct Legacy Linen in Rain Barrel that HATS  “aged” by tea dyeing. The original sampler was stitched on approximately 24ct linen  and Nicola suspects it was woven on a hand loom.

The design is suitable for stitching on Aida, Linaida, or linen. We recommend that you should use a count and fabric that you enjoy working with.

24ct: Design: 9.75″ x 18.42″ Fabric: 15.75″ x 24.42″

28ct: Design: 8.36″ x 15.79″ Fabric: 14.36″ x 21.79″

32ct: Design: 7.31″ x 13.81″ Fabric: 13.31″ x 19.81″

36ct: Design: 6.5″ x 12.28″ Fabric: 12.5″ x 18.28″

40ct: Design: 5.85″ x 11.05″ Fabric: 11.85″ x 17.05″

46ct: Design: 5.09″ x 9.61″ Fabric: 11.09″ x 15.61″

56ct: Design: 4.18″ x 7.89″ Fabric: 10.18″ x 13.89″

Eliza’s sampler has been stitched with a palette of two colours from Au Ver à Soie’s range of Fine d’Aubusson wool. We have provided conversions for Soie 100.3, Soie d’Alger and DMC.

One thread of Fine d’Aubusson Wool on 24ct fabric

2924 x 2 ~ Christmas red

3724  x 2 ~ Avocado green ~ very dark OR

One thread of Soie 100.3 on 46 & 56ct fabric

378 ~ Avocado green ~ very dark

681 ~ Christmas red  OR

One thread of  Soie d’Alger on 36ct, 40 ct & 46ct fabric

2924 ~ Christmas red

3716 ~  Avocado green ~ very dark  OR

Two threads of Soie d’Alger on 28ct & 32ct fabric

2924 x 2 ~ Christmas red

3716 x 3 ~  Avocado green ~ very dark  OR

One thread of DMC on 40ct fabric

321 ~ Christmas red

936 ~ Avocado green ~ very dark  OR

Two threads of DMC on 28ct, 32ct & 36ct fabric

321 x 2 ~ Christmas red

936 x 2 ~ Avocado green ~ very dark