Su­san Ame­son Sam­pler, Circa 1825

Re­pro­duced by Deb­o­rah Fasano of His­toric Hand­workes

Just Cross Stitch - - Susan Ameson - Stitched by Linda Prout

Skill Level: In­ter­me­di­ate Ma­te­ri­als

• 15" x 22" piece 28- count lamb­swool

linen from Wichelt Im­ports Inc.* • One skein each Au Ver A Soie® Soie

d’Al­ger silk floss* • One skein each DMC® six-strand

embroidery floss* • Size 24 ta­pes­try nee­dle • Pro­fes­sion­ally framed* *See Where to Find It on page 63.

Au Ver A Soie® Soie d’Al­ger

DMC® Al­ter­na­tives Listed in Paren­the­ses*

noir (310) black

4113 (407) desert sand, dk.

5023 (502) blue green, dk.

5024 (501) blue green

2145 (733) olive green, med.

2212 (734) olive green, lt.

S2174 (754) peach, lt.

2912 (758) terra cotta, vy. lt.

1441 (775) baby blue, vy. lt.

4532 (829) golden olive, vy. dk.

3431 (842) beige brown, vy. lt.

3025 (3350) dusty rose, ul. dk.

5022 (3813) blue green, lt.

4111 (3864) mocha beige, lt.

5023 (502) blue green, dk. (Al­ge­rian eye stitch)

2145 (733) olive green, med. (Al­ge­rian eye stitch)

2912 (758) terra cotta, vy. lt. (Al­ge­rian eye stitch)

1441 (775) baby blue, vy. lt. (Al­ge­rian eye stitch)

5022 (3813) blue green, lt. (Al­ge­rian eye stitch)

Back­stitches

5024 (501) blue green, dk.

4532 (829) golden olive, vy. dk.

*DMC® al­ter­na­tives are not one-to- one equiv­a­lents of the floss sug­gested by the de­signer. To achieve re­sults pic­tured, use floss listed in the first col­umn

Stitch Count: 120H x 212W De­sign Size: 85⁄8" x 15¼"

In­struc­tions: Cross stitch over two threads us­ing two strands of floss. Where small sym­bols ap­pear, work tent stitch over one thread us­ing two strands of floss.

Work Al­ge­rian eye stitch us­ing two strands of floss.

Work satin-saw­tooth stitch us­ing two strands of floss.

Back­stitch over two threads us­ing two strands of floss.

Su­san Ame­son Sam­pler, Circa 1825

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