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NEW! Introduction to Hardanger Student Kit
See Videos in our Youtube Channel!
  a wonderful gift for yourself or a friend 
Buy Student Kit now.. while supplies last! 


Designs/products for February 2019! ...Thea's latest Designs

NEW!  #206 Strawberry Pincushion!
Stitch this beautiful design! Thea used silks and overdyes in leaf greens and rosy reds with some sparkling white beadwork for the strawberry flowers. She's included several matching strawberry smalls to hang from the top: a pinkeep and an embroidered ‘strawberry’, that can be used to sharpen your needles if stuffed with emery sand, or as decoration. (Video Finishing Instructions on our Youtube Channel.)
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NEW!  #205 Victorian Pincushion !  Oh, this such a lovely Victorian style pincushion replica! It is a copy of an antique spooled pincushion dated circa the mid to late 1800’s. Thea used silk flosses of willow greens, fuschia, antique gold, and rose, with some sparkling beadwork. There’s a pinkeep with a different design on each side, and an embroidered strawberry! Finish by using this wooden Spindle Pincushion, or the Mahogany Tray pincushion, as shown below. (Finishing Instructions on our Youtube Channel!)  (click and scroll down page to product #)

NEW!  #204 Introduction to Hardanger!   Beginners can learn to stitch this beautiful large Pillow with matching Pincushion while learning Hardanger!  Each of the five squares are a manageable size, so you can more easily master the techniques. The little Pincushion is stitched first, including Kloster Block stitching without having to worry about cutting fabric threads. When you stitch the big pillow, you will learn to cut, withdraw threads, and work the needleweaving of each of the other four squares, progressing step-by-step as you go. Learn Hardanger today! Remember all step by step detailed Video instruction is on our Youtube Channel!   (click and scroll down page to product #)


All inclusive Student Kits  - Stitch-along with Thea on You tube!

HS07-SK Tulip Terrace Sampler Student Kit !
This sampler is full of red tulips to celebrate Spring! The exclusive Student Kit is created so you have all the materials you need to stitch the Tulip Terrace Sampler and finish it as a pillow! This full kit contains the Leaflet, Accessory Pack, Linen Pack, Finishing Pack and needles needed to complete this project. Join our dedicated Home Study Facebook Group to enjoy stitching with others and view our Stitch and Finishing Videos!
. 'How-to' Stitch and Finishing Videos available on our Youtube Channel..
Also available as a Leaflet and AccPack


NEW! New products on our website! 

#PC01 Mahogany Tray Pincushion! Buy this solid Mahogany Round Pincushion Tray to complete our #167 Tea Roses, #205 Victorian Pincushion, and our #206 Strawberry Pincushion designs! The design area is 3.75" wide, and the entire pincushion is 8" wide. (click and scroll down page to product #'s)

NEW! #PC02 Spindle Pincushion  This Vintage Style Spindle Pincushion is beautifully traditional and is made for three pincushions; .our #167 Tea Roses, #205 Victorian Pincushion, and our #206 Strawberry Pincushion designs! The design area is 3.75" wide. Hand crafted from the same Alderwood as the Beehive Scissors holder, It is fashioned after an actual Shaker pincushion used years ago. Designed to be decorative and useful, with a turned center post holding your beautiful stitching aloft, it will be a showpiece for your sewing room for years to come!  (click and scroll down page to product #)

#PC03 Pure Wool Roving! A Wool Roving Pack contains enough wool roving to fill one pincushion top to save your needles and pins from rusting! This handspun wool comes from a sheep farm on one of the Gulf Islands close to our st udio, and is beautifully carded and cleaned.

#PC04 Beehive Scissors Holder! Buy this sweet little bee-hive scissors holder goes so well with the Spindle Pincushion below! Completely hand-crafted in Italy from beautiful Alderwood, this little scissors stand is a wonderful addition to your Scissors and Needlework tool Collection!(click and scroll down page to product #)

#K-ZFrame - Lap Frame - Buy this beautiful Lap-Frame to allow complete open-sided stitching! The secret is the double jointed pivot arm. This unique design allows you to adjust the height of the frame from 4" to 10" depending on your preference. The Z arm also allows for complete open-sided stitching for comfort and easy Just pivot the entire frame for left handers. Comes with 16 inch long scroll rods, with options to add 10" or 12" scroll rods to your order. (comes without clamp). 


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CJVS50 Button Up Birdies #3 Chart  
March House Finch and April Robin can fly their way into your heart!  Collect all 12 of Cathy Jean's popular ‘Button-up Birdies’ series, and by next year your your Christmas tree can be covered with these adorable ornaments! Two more Cross Stitched bird ornaments are featured in this third Button Up Birdies leaflet, and can be stitched in a few days! Stitch the dozen and use them in a quilt or wall hanging!

LR13 - French Lavender Pillows - Linda
Stitch these beautiful and simple to stitch pillows for your linen closet or drawers, and they will your home with lavender scents year round! Each one is stitched with beautiful fibers in delicate colours, and divided by couched overdyed silk ribbons. Both of the pillows are stitched with squares. you can personalize your pillows on the back with your name and even the dates of your projects. You will love to make several for yourself and your friends!

Learning with videos and Animations! 
Have some fun learning new stitches with Thea's informal Youtube Videos. Just search Youtube for the Victoria Sampler YOUTUBE Channel and subscribe! Learn how to work specialty stitches of the featured design, and our great finishing techniques to make Thea's designs come alive. What a fun way to learn!
Click on this link to Buy these Student Kits for these exclusive Home Study designs featured on Youtube! We have a wonderful "Intro to Hardanger" Student Kit available for you!

Free Patterns and Stitch Animations Look for other features on our website like the VS Retreat, Tools for scissors and needles, and Frames for pincushions and scroll frames, Home Study Kits, Bellpull Hardware, Canadian Designs, Animated Stitches and Thea's Teaching schedule.

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#177 Cherry Blossom Cottage Sampler...



Dream of Springtime by the sea! Surrounded by a bountiful garden full of daffodils, primroses and tulips, and climbing white clematis flowers covering the wall. The Weeping Willow turns pale green with new buds and the little Cherry Tree drops its blossoms as you sit on the front porch watching the grass grow...... ... click and scroll down for more