Recently I sent my newest designs to shops on my automatic order list. These shops are the first to receive my designs when they are released, and the shops are indicated as such on the shop page of my website.
Today I want to introduce you to my newest reproduction sampler, Hannah Cummins. Hannah was 9 years old when she stitched her charming sampler in Stockton, England. She stitched it using silk threads on an uneven linen of 32 threads per inch horizontally and 38 threads per inch vertically. Her sampler measures 10-1/8 inches wide by 12-1/4 inches high.
I hope that you'll like Hannah's sampler as much as I did reproducing it. I particularly love the wonderful verse she stitched, and I'm also quite fond of those deer and the wonderful large birds.
Often I get inquiries from needleworkers asking to be a model stitcher. I stitch all of my own models. In fact, that is the part of the process I enjoy the most. After Tom and I have written the directions and checked and rechecked them, we send the product off to two reviewers who then go over them very carefully to check for anything we may have missed. (Both of these gals are unbelievable! Thank you!) Our goal is to present you with a wonderful product that will give you much stitching pleasure! We hope we've been successful in that attempt.