Sally Stansfield 1841 Chart by Hands Across the Sea

Sally Stansfield 1841 Chart by Hands Across the Sea

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Sally’s sweet 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 conversions for DMC based on 2 strands on 36ct linen. The model was stitched on Weeks over-dyed Zweigart in the colour Straw using the mellowed colours found on the front of the original sampler today. The original sampler measures approximately 15 x 14 inches.

Soie d’Alger / DMC  ~ Colour Description

1423 x 1 ** / 336 x 1 ~ Navy blue

2925 x 2 / 816 x 2 ~ Garnet

2932  x 1 / 760 x 1 ~ Salmon

3416 x 1** / 3371x 1 ~ Black brown

3724 x 1 / 3011 x 1 ~ Khaki green – dark

3741 x 1 / 738 x 1 ~ Tan – very light

3745 x 1 / 830 x 1 ~ Golden olive – dark

3746 x 1 / 829 x 1 ~ Golden olive – very dark

3815 x 1 / 833 x 1 ~ Golden olive – light

3835 x 1 / 640 x 1 ~ Beige grey – very dark

 ** If stitching on 46ct or higher you may wish to substitute 100.3 no: 313 for 1423 to execute the Queen stitches and 100.3 no: 696 for 3416 for the verse which is cross stitch over 1 linen thread.

LINEN SIZES

The design area is 221 stitches (w) x 207 stitches (h). Our calculations have included a 3” margin for finishing and framing.

28ct: Design: 15.79″ x 14.79″ Fabric: 21.79″ x 20.79″  30ct: Design: 14.73″ x 13.80″ Fabric: 20.73″ x 19.80″

32ct: Design: 13.81″ x 12.94″ Fabric: 19.81″ x 18.94″  36ct: Design: 12.28″ x 11.50″ Fabric: 18.28″ x 17.50″

40ct: Design: 11.05″ x 10.35″ Fabric: 17.05″ x 16.35″  46ct: Design: 9.61″ x 9.00″ Fabric: 15.61″ x 15.00″