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The Sweet Temper Sampler

$17.00Price

The Sweet Temper Sampler is an original sampler design by fictitious stitcher Mary Peale. The sampler is stitched in a mixture of silks: Au Ver a Soie, Gloriana, and Needlepoint Silks OR DMC floss (conversion provided on chart.) The fabric I used is 40 count Creme Brulee by R&R Reproductions.

 

I like samplers that aren't perfectly symmetrical, so the border does not repeat -- every little section is different, so count carefully. I pretended that Mary had to include a Bible verse on her sampler, but because she was tight on space, she chose "Jesus wept," the shortest of verses. This one was a lot of fun to design and stitch, and I hope you enjoy it, too.