Irish Blessing Sampler

Two-Day Class - Saturday / Sunday

Teacher: Catherine Theron

Technique: Counted Thread

Level: Advanced Intermediate

Size: 12" x 24" 

Cost: $220

This counted thread sampler is stitched on 32-count linen and measures 12" wide by 24" long. It is worked with various silk and cotton flosses in shades of red, green, gold, brown, and blue with hints of black and cream. A vine of strawberries surrounds the large Christmas-colored Scottish-type alphabet, a lovely home and grazing sheep, an old Irish Blessing, and a hunt scene. Stitches used include long arm cross, diagonal cross, Smyrna, padded satin, diagonal satin, satin, petit point, cross-stitch over one, double running, double Italian cross, cushion stitch, four-sided stitch, Montenegrin, double alternating back stitch, oblong cross variations, oblong Smyrna cross, Florentine, stem stitch, colonial knot, upright cross, and slanted encroaching gobelin.

Kit Includes:

  • 32-count fabric

  • Practice fabric

  • Needles

  • Silk and cotton flosses

  • Color copies

  • Directions, charts

  • Diagrams

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