Friday, April 06, 2012
The verse that hovers in between the angels is from I John 4:18 in the King James Version of the Bible, “There is no fear in love; but perfect love casteth out fear: because fear hath torment. He that feareth is not made perfect in love.”
The phrase in the next section reads:
“I wish I was a little seed I’d grow & grow & grow
I’d twine myself around your heart and never let you go.”
With the exception of the antennae on the butterfly, the entire sampler is worked with cross stitches, using one thread. The Scripture verse (0410 Tarnished Gold), quote, name and date (7092 Otter Creek) are worked over-one, while the rest of the sampler is worked over-two.
Stitch Count: 201 x 228
Model stitched on Northern Cross 35ct. Cream linen which was coffee stained prior to stitching.
Using flosses from The Gentle Art: 0130 Avocado, 0410 Tarnished Gold, 0460 Grecian Gold, 7018 Woodrose, 7019 Pomegranate, 7060 Picnic Basket, 7061 Caramel Corn, 7080 Endive, 7092 Otter Creek
And flosses from Weeks Dye Works: 1108 Honeysuckle, 1127 Skinny Dip, 2199 Tarragon
The frame was thrifted then sized to fit.
This design is now available in my etsy shop, and will be going out to my distributors and the shops on my automatic shipments list soon. If you prefer to bypass etsy and order directly through me, you can send me an email: firstname.lastname@example.org