Hands Across the Sea - The Chequerboard House – A Little Gem – Soie d'Alger Thread Kit

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This cute Sampler is the second in a series of "Little Gems" from the popular Hands Across the Sea Samplers.

The Chequerboard House, EB 1860 sampler is the second in a series of “Little Gems” from Hands Across the Sea Samplers.

**Please note, Sampler Kit does not include chart. Purchase is required separately on Hands Across the Sea.**

Kit Options 

Choice of purchasing thread only OR as full kit.

Full Kit options:

Includes linen of choice + 14 skeins of Soie d'Alger thread and 2 Tapestry Size 26 Needles (Gift with Purchase)

Linen Choices:

  • 30 ct Fat Eighth of Honey Glaze - 17.5" x 18"
  • 30 ct Fat Eighth of Victoria Sponge Cake - 17.5" x 18"
  • 37 ct Fat Eighth of Wild Honey - 17" by 18"
  • 37 ct Fat Eighth of Russian Tea Cake - 17.5" by 18"

    Au Ver a Soie®, Soie d'Alger Silk Thread colors include:

    • SDF 524 - Mustard - Medium
    • SDF 1013 - Shell pink - very light
    • SDF 1424 - Navy blue
    • SDF 2143 - Olive green - medium
    • SDF 2236 - Hazelnut brown- very dark
    • SDF 2514 - Straw - Dark
    • SDF 2635 - Copper - Medium
    • SDF 2944 - Melon - dark
    • SDF 3026 - Raspberry - very dark
    • SDF 3346 - Beige Brown - dery dark
    • SDF 3414 - Shell grey - dark
    • SDF 3424 - Blue green
    • SDF 4112 - Desert sand - light
    • SDF 4232 - Old gold - light
    ***Please note, this item is excluded from any discounts or sales.

    About the Sampler

    The sampler features a brick house with a lawn stitched in Turkey work / Ghiordes knot that can be found in many Scottish samplers. The stone blocks the young girl used to “build” her house in a checkerboard pattern gives the sampler a distinctive look of its own.

      Hands Across the Sea - The Chequerboard House – A Little Gem – Soie d'Alger Thread Kit
      Hands Across the Sea - The Chequerboard House – A Little Gem – Soie d'Alger Thread Kit
      Hands Across the Sea - The Chequerboard House – A Little Gem – Soie d'Alger Thread Kit