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  • $14.00
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  • Weight
    5.0000 oz
  • SKU
    BRD-080

A Bookmark Sampler

Stitch counts:

Sampler – 176 H x 205 W

Models are stitched on 40-count Navy Bean hand-dyed fabric from Lakeside Linens.

Model is stitched with Weeks Dye Works Cotton Floss (DMC equivalents provided) and DMC six-strand embroidery floss:

Weeks Dye Works Cotton Floss - 1 skein each:
Americana (803) 
Bluecoat Blue (826) 
Bluecoat Red (3832)
Bright Leaf (435) 
Chestnut (898)
Curry (3821)
Holly (890)
Hunter (986)
Garnet (777)
Iris (3835)
Whitewash (White)
Williamsburg Blue (924)

DMC Six-strand Cotton Embroidery Floss:
948

Floss estimation is for stitching the sampler and the four bookmarks shown as directed on 40-count linen. DMC equivalents are only approximate, as there are no exact equivalents for hand over-dyed floss.

Package contains charts for the sampler/bookmarks, stitching instructions, complete finishing instructions for the four styles of bookmarks shown, and a worksheet area with an alphabet/numbers for personalization.

I encourage you to use floss and fabric colors that match your personality and style.

Stitches (diagrams provided):

Cross Stitch over-two linen threads
Back Stitch
French or Colonial Knots (minimal - eyes only)
Nun Stitch (#2 bookmark only)
Satin Stitch

Finishing Supplies/Materials for Bookmarks:

Supplies vary by bookmark style and creativity:

Small pieces of fabric (fabric dimensions will vary depending on the stitch count of the bookmark chosen)
Ribbon
Matching Wool Felt
Matching Cotton Fabric
Basic sewing supplies and iron
Optional: charms, beads, tassels, lace, etc.

Be creative! There are many ways to "dress up" a bookmark - look though an old sewing box or basket to find inspiring ideas!

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