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Friday, 13 December 2013

Scarlet Letter Advent Calendar - Day 13

Day 13 





Do you recognize this sampler? 




This band is stunning. She is an English sampler stitched in 1727. At 8 3/4" x 11 1/2" on 35ct she is a lovely size to try your hand at Montenegrin cross, four sided, counted satin and bargello stitch.


If you would like to win today's giveaway please leave a comment below. The draw for each day will take place on Boxing Day, you may enter each day.

34 comments:

Sarah said...

Lovely with all the cheery colors!

Jonette said...

Beautiful!

Terry N said...

Elizabeth Topham! It's on my wish list!

Debbie Bauer said...

I had to search to find this one on S/L site.Very bold colors with quite a variety of stitches.

Joanne O'H said...

Lovely but oh dear, another one I'd missed!

Laurie in Iowa said...

Another gorgeous sampler.

~mj~ said...

Really lovely sampler...this would make a nice change from all the huge ones I have in the works...

Krista said...

Elizabeth Topham I believe. So pretty, love all the colors!

Jennifer Cameron said...

Just what we need in the miserable uk weather, some gorgeous colours.

Inguna said...

ELIZABETH TOPHAM 1727! A lovely sampler. Would love to stitch some day :)

brod'attitude said...

beautiful !

samplerlover said...

Another beautiful sampler.

Erica near Chicago said...

Elizabeth Topham. Such nice vivid colors.

Lanie said...

Ohhh I like it!!! I'm looking for a few 'smaller' alphabet samplers to fill in my sampler wall ... this one looks like a contender! :)

llknbillburg said...

This is so lovely! You have highlighted quite a few samplers I don't have in my collection over the Advent. How can that be possible??
Laura

Cheri said...

Very pretty Elizabeth Topham. The band is so bright and nold

Theresa said...

So pretty! those colors just stand out on that linen!

Cindy L said...

Such a pretty, colorful sampler!

Michele said...

Enough already!!! There are too many going onto my wish list!!!

Nicola said...

Comment for Barbara G - This Elizabeth Topham is very pretty but maybe too much alphabet for me. Love the colours.

Nicola said...

Comment for Wilma - Elizabeth Topham might just be the sampler to convince me that I really should give the montenegrin stitch another try. A sweet little sampler indeed!

Jane in Wisconsin said...

Love all that shoes satin stitches!

Jane in Wisconsin said...

Sorry.....spell check changed those to shoes!

Vera said...

How did I ever miss this one? I want/need it!! I love samplers with specialty stitches and the colors in this one are gorgeous!

carolm said...

wow, one of the few I do not have . would love to be part of the drawing ...I need something on the small side. Love this blog it has been a wonderful inspiration to finishing some of my many samplers, not to mention purchasing more than I can ever finish in a lifetime.

Julie said...

Another beauty...Elizabeth Topham. Love the bold colors.

DawnM said...

Love the colors on this sampler

Lelia said...

Oh my - alphabets. And more alphabets. My fav.

Those Montenegrin stitches! argh. Oh well - would be trying.

Colorful and alphabets - awesome!

Terri said...

Oh, this is gorgeous! I would love to stitch it!

Carmen Sutton said...

Another great sampler I just love the look of flame stitch and some nice bright colors.

Gary Parr said...

I'm a big fan of the bargello section.
Gary

Kevin said...

Another beauty! I've yet to stitch a sampler with a Bargello section, but I'd sure love to stitch this one someday. So many samplers to choose from. Love mostly all of them!

Louise said...

I never noticed this sampler before. So pretty. Elizabeth Topham

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