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Thursday, 29 August 2013

Wednesday, 28 August 2013

Matilda Ann Charles



Title: Matilda Ann Charles
Stitched by:    
Fabric: 40 count LL Navy Bean
Threads: DMC
Finish posted: 22nd May 2013

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Title: Matilda Ann Charles
Stitched by:    
Fabric: Not stated
Threads: Not stated 
Finish posted: 3rd August 2013

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Title: Matilda Ann Charles
Stitched by:     Melissa E
Fabric: not stated
Threads: not stated
Finish posted: 8th September 2013


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Title: Matilda Ann Charles
Stitched by:    
Fabric: provided with kit
Threads: Silks provided with kit
Finish posted: 17th March 2014

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Title: Matilda Ann Charles
Stitched by:   Donna B H - FB
Fabric: Suggested Linen
Threads: Silks
Stitched: not stated

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Photo supplied by Marsha Parker of the Scarlet Letter

Original antique sampler shown below:



Tuesday, 27 August 2013

Esther Charlton




Title: Esther Charlton - OOP
Stitched by: Martha S-S - FB
Fabric: not stated
Threads: not stated
Stitched: 1980s

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Esther Charlton - OOP
photo found on Ebay Auction by Nicola



Monday, 26 August 2013

Elmira Chenery


Elmira Chenery - OOP
Photo supplied by Marsha Parker of the Scarlet Letter

Chimneypiece


Title: Chimneypiece
Stitched by: Barbara H
Fabric: not stated
Threads:  DMC
Stitched: 1997



Saturday, 24 August 2013

Christmas Sampler


Stitched by:   
Fabric: not stated
Threads: not stated
Finish posted 3rd March 2013












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Christmas Sampler
Photo supplied by Marsha Parker of the Scarlet Letter

Wednesday, 21 August 2013

Tuesday, 20 August 2013

Circling Alphabets


Stitched by:  
Fabric: 35 count linen
Threads: DMC
Finish posted 13th February 2013

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Stitched by:   
Fabric: 28 count natural linen
Threads: DMC
Finish posted: 10th May 2013

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Title:  Circling Alphabets
Stitched by:   
Fabric: 35 count Linen
Threads: DMC
Finish posted: 20th February 2014

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Stitched by:   Leila P
Fabric: 25 Count linen 13 x 14.25 [9.25" x 9.50"]
Initially, I purchased the kit with cotton floss for $18.   Ordered AVAS by Kreinik silk, instead. [$24]
Olive 2136
Yellow/Gold 524
Brown 526
Rust 4142
Blue 1423 AVAS
Lt Green 3723

I recharted the center for my whole name.   Also hid the 2003 date in the row of numbers.  
Completed 8 May 2003.

Sunday, 18 August 2013

Gennett Clapp


Title: Gennett Clapp - OOP
Stitched by:    
Fabric: 40 count Zweigart Edinburgh Flax
Threads: DMC and Gentle Arts
Finish posted: 7th July 2013

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Title: Gennett Clapp - OOP
Stitched by:    
Fabric: not stated
Threads: not stated
Stitched: 1990

I used a good deal of poetic license on this one, changing the verse and using my own name. 

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Gennett Clapp - OOP
Photo supplied by Marsha Parker of the Scarlet Letter

Friday, 16 August 2013

Content


Title: Content
Stitched by:     Dawn C-R
Fabric: Not Stated
Threads: Not Stated
Stitched: pre-challenge

Hem stitched, top mounted on an oatmeal linen.

Friday, 9 August 2013

Coraggio


Title: Coraggio
Stitched by: Donna Demos
Fabric: 35 count linen
Threads: Silks

Stitched: Pre challenge



Photo supplied by Marsha Parker of the Scarlet Letter

Sunday, 4 August 2013

Ann Cottee


Title: Ann Cottee
Stitched by:    andra M in Australia
Fabric: not stated
Threads: not stated
Stitched pre-challenge

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Ann Cottee
Photo supplied by Marsha Parker of the Scarlet Letter


Friday, 2 August 2013

Country Life



Title: Country Life
Stitched by: Laurie in Iowa
Fabric: 40 count Lakeside Vintage Lentil
Threads: Belle Soie, Gloriana, NPI, DMC 
Stitched: Pre-challenge

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Title: Country Life
Stitched by: Beth Gallant
Fabric: 35count R&R (Light Espresso) Linen
Threads: AVAS
Stitched: Started April 27, 2012   
Finished February 6, 2013

The sheep was couched with Lambs wool to give it the look of a real sheep


 

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Title: Country Life
Fabric: not stated
Threads:  not stated
Stitched: Pre-challenge

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Country Life
Photo supplied by Marsha Parker of the Scarlet Letter