X-Calibre Motif Sampler by Carol Leather

X-Calibre Motif Sampler. A Black Work Cushion or Picture Design by Carol Leather 

Blackwork has been stitched for hundreds of years, even mentioned as far back as in Chaucer's Canterbury Tales and progressed right through the Tudor period where dresses were really ornate, and has continued through to today albeit most work is made into pictures or used for other projects. From Georgian times, younger children would do a sampler to show off there stitching prowess.

The nice thing about this pattern is all the many different motifs.... all of which can be used in a multitude of ways, in cards or coasters etc. and in between each motif is a different fill design as well. All in all 25 different patterns and fills in one project.

This is one of those project that is easy to do in bite sized pieces.  Each section could be stitched in an hour or two so even when you don't have much time, you can really see your work grow.
Our model here has been made up into a cushion (pillow pad and backing fabric not included ) and is stitched using Black thread, but if you wanted to change either all the motifs or all the fills or in fact all of the design for a specific colour to match your decor then it is easy to do.

Either stand alone, displayed next to partner pictures or made up into a Cushion, the finished design would look beautiful in any home.

This kit comes with a choice of fabric, please enter which you prefer in the Fabric Choice box below.

The Motif Sampler is also available in different colour ways. Please enter your choice in the Colour Options box below.

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All X-Calibre kits and chart prices are inclusive of postage and packaging, so there are no nasty hidden extras at the check out. Just select the product with the right Country you live in.

Normally ships within 1 week

Each Kit Contains:-

Large Scale Chart
100% White Cotton 14ct Aida or 28ct Evenweave
DMC Threads 
Diffrent Colour Ways Available:-
Black Dark Blue, Mid Green Red & Purple
Please Ensure To Enter Your Choice.

Stitch Size:-
12.0" x 12.0"  
30.5cms x 30.5cms

Stitch Count:-
168 x 168

Stitches Used
Back Stitch

Number of Colours:- 1

Code:- XC644

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