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#022Peaches and Cream
Sampler or Needle Cushion

Stitched in delicious shades, this luxurious peach and cream silk and wool sampler gives both beginner specialty stitchers, and also more experienced stitchers, a lovely project to finish easily.  The Hardanger portion and hemstitching areas are easily mastered.  Worked on the diagonal, the other specialty stitches are a bit more challenging than the usual horizontal bands but are still not so complicated as to frustrate you!  I have used lustrous silk Trebizond, wool, silk ribbon, and sparkling beads and metallics to embellish this design.  It can be framed or finished as a "ring-bearer's pillow" or just a beautiful pillow to keep your pins and needles by your side.

Design area: 60 stitches x 60 stitches
Model: 25ct Antique White Dublin Linen
 4 3/4" x  4 3/4" (Cut 11" x 11".)


#022P Peaches and Cream Accessory Pack

  • 4mm YLI Silk Ribbon #105
  • TRA 341 - Trebizond lt. peach sorbet
  • TRA 132 - Trebizond ecru
  • Broider Wul #31 med. peach
  • Kreinik Blending Filament #013 copper
  • Mill Hill Antique Beads #3005 - copper


Extra Materials Needed:
  • DMC #12 Perle Cotton #712 ivory
  • DMC floss #712 ivory
Stitches used in this Sampler:
  • Backstitch
  • Beadwork
  • Satin Stitch
  • Woven Bars
  • Doves Eyes
  • Smyrna Cross Stitch
  • Silk Ribbon Spider Web Rose
  • Lazy Daisy Stitch
  • French Knot
  • Mosaic Stitch
  • Diamond Eye Stitch
  • Rice Stitch
  • Three Sided Eyelet Stitch
  • Hemstitching
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