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Christmas Hares Ornament

Christmas Hares is the thirteenth design in an annual series of Christmas ornaments from Historic Stitches. Christmas Hares was inspired by the many different rabbit and hare motifs stitched on antique samplers in the Historic Stitches collection. Chart pack includes charts for the ornament front and back designs plus finishing instructions. Material used in the design are 32 count sandstone linen from Wichelt Imports and Classic Colorworks over-dyed cotten floss. Approximate finished size is 4.25 inches wide by 4.25 inches tall.

 

 

 

Christmas Songbirds Ornament

Christmas Songbirds is the twelfth design in an annual series of Christmas ornaments from Historic Stitches. Christmas Songbirds was inspired by the many different bird motifs stitched on antique samplers in the Historic Stitches collection. Chart pack includes charts for the ornament front and back designs (click here) plus finishing instructions. The model was stitched on 32 count sandstone linen from Wichelt Imports using The Gentle Art Sampler Threads over-dyed cotton floss. Approximate finished size is 4.25 inches wide by 7 inches tall, including tassel.

 

 

 

Christmas Snowfall Ornament

Christmas Snowfall is the eleventh design in an annual series of Christmas ornaments from Historic Stitches. Christmas Snowfall was inspired by geometric motifs reminiscent of snowflakes that appear on Dutch samplers in the Historic Stitches collection. Chart pack includes charts for the ornament front and back designs (click here) plus finishing instructions. The model was stitched on 32 count Winter Sky hand-dyed linen from Lakeside Linens using Weeks Dye Works hand-dyed threads.


 

Christmas Quaker Ornament

New for Christmas 2007, this is the tenth design in an annual series of Christmas ornaments from Historic Stitches. Christmas Quaker was inspired by the fascinating variations of Quaker motifs, and includes motifs taken from antique Quaker samplers in the Historic Stitches collection. Chart pack includes charts for the ornament front and back designs (click here to see photo of the design for the ornament back) plus finishing instructions. The model was stitched on 32 count lambswool linen from Wichelt Imports using Crescent Colours Hand-dyed Threads. Approximate finished size is 4.25 inches wide by 7 inches tall, including tassel.

 

 

Glad Tidings Holiday Cloth

Original design by Historic Stitches which was part of a now sold out limited edition collaboration from Historic Stitches and Liberty Hill. The cloth can be used as a base for displaying a variety of holiday decorations. The design repeats on all four sides of the cloth. Linen used for the cloth is 28 count Woodsmoke from Lakeside Linens; design is coded for DMC and Anchor cotton floss. Instructions for stitching and finishing the cloth are included in the chart pack. Approximate size of the finished holiday cloth, including fringe, is 15.5 inches by 15.5 inches.

Christmas Abecedaire Ornament

Ninth in an annual series of Christmas ornaments from Historic Stitches. Christmas Abecedaire was inspired by Quaker alphabets and the many variations of Quaker geometric medallions. Chart pack includes charts for the ornament front and back designs, alphabet and numerals for personalization, plus finishing instructions. The model was stitched on 32 count lambswool linen from Wichelt Imports using Gentle Art Sampler Threads. Approximate finished size is 5 inches wide by 7.5 inches tall, including tassel. Click here for a view of the back of this ornament.

 

All Hearts Come Home for Christmas Ornament

Original design inspired by motifs from antique samplers in the Historic Stitches collection. Chart pack includes chart and finishing instructions. The ornament is stitched on 35 count Lambswool linen from Wichelt Imports using Weeks Dye Works over-dyed cotton. Approximate finished size is 5 and 3/8 inches wide by 5 inches tall.

 

 

Christmas Forest Ornament

Original design inspired by motifs from antique samplers in the Historic Stitches collection. Chart pack includes chart and finishing instructions. The ornament is stitched on 32 count Vintage linen from Wichelt Imports using Gentle Art Sampler Threads over-dyed cotton. Approximate finished size is 4.5 inches wide by 4.5 inches tall.

 

 

 

Christmas Crowns Ornament

Original design inspired by motifs from antique samplers in the Historic Stitches collection. Chart pack includes chart and finishing instructions. The ornament is stitched on 32 count Vintage linen from Wichelt Imports using Gentle Art Sampler Threads over-dyed cotton. Approximate finished size is 4.5 inches wide by 4.5 inches tall.

 

 

 

 

 

Christmas Redwork Ornament

Original design inspired by motifs from antique samplers in the Historic Stitches collection. Chart pack includes chart and finishing instructions. The ornament is stitched on 32 count Vintage linen from Wichelt Imports using Weeks Dye Works over-dyed cotton. Approximate finished size is 4 3/16 inches wide by 4.25 inches tall.

 

 

 

 

White Christmas Ornament

Fourth in an annual series of original Christmas ornament designs. The tree motif was taken from an antique sampler in the Historic Stitches collection. The ornament is stitched on 32 count navy linen using Weeks Dye Works over-dyed thread and measures approximately 3 and 1/8 inches wide by 4.25 inches tall.

 

 

 

Reindeer Games Ornament

Third in an annual series of original Christmas ornament designs. The large reindeer motif is taken from an antique sampler in the Historic Stitches collection. The ornament is stitched on 40 count Sandstone linen from Wichelt Imports using Weeks Dye Works over-dyed thread. Finished size of the ornament is approximately 3.25 inches wide by 3.75 inches tall.

 

Morning Star Ornament

Second in an annual series of original Christmas ornament designs. The motif of an angel carrying a star was taken from an antique sampler in the Historic Stitches collection. The ornament is stitched on 32 count Antique White Silk & Linen from Wichelt Imports using soie d'alger silk.


1831 Motif Ornament

First in an annual series of original Christmas ornament designs. The cornucopia motif was taken from an antique sampler in the Historic Stitches collection. The ornament is stitched on 32 count raw Belfast linen using DMC cotton floss.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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