motto sampler to stitch : use it up, wear it out

Sold by charlottelyons
(14)
$11.00
+ $1.00 shipping

Only 1 available

$11.00
+ $1.00 shipping
In stock
Preparation takes 3-5 business days
Arrives from the United States

Features
Handmade
Made in North Bennington, Vermont

Item details

"Use it up, wear it out. Make it do or do without." is a stitchable sampler design printed on a cotton panel. It was my Scottish grandmother's favorite saying.

Just place the panel in a hoop, choose your own colors and stitches to fill in the design as you wish. The idea is to enjoy the little decisions along the way and have a good time playing with your thread stash.

Design is printed in white on beige cotton measuring 8.5 x 10.5" and the 100% cotton panel measures roughly 13 x 11". (The main image shows my design stitched as a model. This listing is for an unstitched print on cotton. You will need your own tools, floss and a few basic stitches like the back stitch. All my samplers are offered as unguided experiments in color and stitch preference. It does not include thread or stitch instructions.)

It would be pretty finished in a frame or pillow

**** You can use any embroidery floss. For this design, I used 3 strands of Cosmo Embroidery Floss. The colors in the words gradually decrease in color strength and I decided to leave the last word only outlined to give meaning to the motto.

**** I stitch through 2 layers- the panel is placed over another plain muslin as I put it in the hoop. My stitch choices were the satin stitch for words, flowers, leaves and then the back stitch for most else. French knots were fun to use for the blue dots, but the satin stitch would be fine for those too.

Design is copyrighted and offered for personal use only.



Reviews
Average review
(14)
Dec 12, 2017 by HIKERGIRLJOY
Couldn't resist this motto! Another great product from Charlotte. Thanks again. x
Jul 12, 2017 by Pat O'Brien
It is just great and I can hardly wait to get started on it !!!!
May 24, 2017 by Margaret Rader
Nice fabric. Good quality printing. Well packaged and promptly shipped. Would love for it to include an idea page with suggestions about how to embroider! Can't wait to get started.
Dec 20, 2016 by karenfrickequilts
Beautiful embroidery design - love the saying! Thank you!
Aug 24, 2016 by Marie

More from this seller

Shipping & policies
Preparation takes 3-5 business days
Arrives from the United States
Estimated Shipping
Shipping to
Zip or postal code

I do my best to ship within a few days of purchase. I use USPS. Look for the yellow envelope in your mailbox! International orders do not include insurance, and as such are ineligible for refund/credit/replacement if lost or stolen. All duties or customs fees are the responsibility of the buyer.


Payments

Direct checkout preferred. If you would rather send a check, I will ship as soon as it clears. Email me for an address to send to.


Returns & exchanges
I gladly accept returns
Contact me within: 3 days of delivery
Ship items back within: 7 days of delivery
I don't accept exchanges or cancellations
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
The following items can't be returned or exchanged
Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
  • Custom or personalized orders
  • Perishable products (like food or flowers)
  • Digital downloads
  • Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)
Conditions of return
Buyers are responsible for return shipping costs. If the item is not returned in its original condition, the buyer is responsible for any loss in value.
Additional return information
LMK right away about any issues. I'll work with you to correct any problem or issue and more than anything, want you to be happy.