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Five New Sampler Releases at Market 2024

Olde Willow Stitchery will be releasing five new designs at market.


Isabella White

Nashville Exclusive In May of 1830, Isabella White stitched her sampler. The lettering trees, and house are examples of motifs displayed in Sottish samplers.

Design size: 195 (w) x 245 (h) Model stitched on 40 ct. Fox and Rabbit "Inca" with Weeks Dye Works floss. (DMC equivalents included.)

Stitches: Cross Stitch over 1 and 2 ground linen theads, Algerian Eyelet, Laxy Daisy, Four-sided, and Tent Stitch. (Stitch diagrams included.)



Lousia Funston's sampler was stitched at the age of 12. Lousia chose muted colors of green, brown, and beige. This sampler features a parrot as the center-themed motif.

Design size: 265 (w) x 265 (h) The model was stitched on 40 ct. Picture This Plus "Vellum" and Gloriana silk floss. (DMC equivalents provided.)

Stitches: Cross stitch over 2 ground linen threads.



Margaret Elias is a colorful sampler with a patchwork house and trees. This unusual sampler is a joy to stitch.

Design Size: 190 (w) x 240 (h) The model was stitched on Fox and Rabbit "Dust Bunny" with Weeks Dye Floss (DMC equivalents included.)

Stitches: Cross Stitch over 2 ground linen threads and satin stitch.



Margaret Lunt wrought her sampler in 1834. She liked displaying colorful baskets that are traditional Scottish samplers along with the green and red lettering.

Design Size: 143 (w) x 148 (h) The model was stitched on "Up in the Attic" by Fox and Rabbit with Weeks Dye Works floss. (DMC equivalents provided.)

Stitches: Cross Stitch over 1 and 2 linen threads and four-sided.



Louisa High - 1862 stitched her sampler with a verse to her parents:

Dear parents, I am young and cannot show Such work as I unto your goodness owe Be pleas’d to simple upon myself my first endeavour I’ll strive to mend and be obedient ever

Design size: 215 (w) x 305 (h) The model was stitched on 40 ct. Fox and Rabbit "Dust Bunny" and Weeks Dye Works Floss with DMC equivalents.

Stitches: Cross Stitch over 1 and 2 linen threads, satin stitch.


Please contact your favorite LNS to purchase these designs.

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