Hands Across the Sea - Esther Pickford 1847 ~ Soie 1003 Thread Kit

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Esther Pickford, 1847 is a gorgeous sampler from Hands Across the Sea Samplers. 

The design is suitable for needleworkers of all abilities. The stitches used are cross stitch over 2 threads and satin stitches.

Kit Options : 

Choice of purchasing thread only, Printed Chart only or as full kit with linen.

Full Kit options:

Includes linen + 13 spools of Soie 1003  thread, Printed Chart Booklet and 2 Tapestry Size 10 Beading Needles + Free Shipping  (Gift with Purchase)

Linen Choices:

  • 37 ct Fat Quarter - Russian Tea Cake - 18" x 35"
  • 37 ct Fat Quarter - Corn Tassel - 18" x 35"
  • 45 ct Fat Quarter - Foxtail Millet - 18" x 35"
  • 53/63 ct Fat Eighth Sycamore Seed Pod - 18" x 29"

13 Spools of Au Ver a Soie®, Soie 1003 Includes:

  • SMS 039 x 1 ~ Apricot ~ medium
  • SMS 148 x 1 ~ Straw ~ light
  • SMS 177 x 1 ~ Shell pink ~ medium light
  • SMS 274 x 1 ~ Khaki green ~ dark
  • SMS 376 x 1 ~ Antique mauve ~ dark
  • SMS 494 x 1 ~ Raspberry ~ light
  • SMS 524 x 1 ~ Garnet ~ dark
  • SMS 580 x 1 ~ Khaki green ~ light
  • SMS 621 x 1 ~ Grey green ~ light
  • SMS 644 x 1 ~ Salmon ~ very dark
  • SMS 655 x 1 ~ Coral
  • SMS 664 x 1 ~ Garnet
  • SMS 741 x 1 ~ Salmon

    ***Please note, this item is excluded from any discounts or sales. 

    About the Sampler from Nicola Parkman:

    "Esther’s beautiful work has enchanted Nicola from her first glimpse of the sampler. The original sampler was worked in wool on approximately 24ct Penelope canvas. Esther had a wonderful eye for colour, her chosen palette included pink, mauve, apricot, raspberry, salmon, garnet, and coral. A delicious combination that makes the fingers itch to stitch.

    Esther recorded that she completed her sampler in the 12th year of her age in 1847. Our initial search of family history records found two possible Esthers. However, after a more thorough investigation, neither of the girls’ years of birth quite fitted our Esther, who would have been born in either 1834 or 1835."

    Hands Across the Sea -  Esther Pickford 1847  ~ Soie 1003 Thread Kit
    Hands Across the Sea -  Esther Pickford 1847  ~ Soie 1003 Thread Kit