A beautiful Sajou Museum and Heritage Collection cross stitch kit showing Harolds embarkment depicted in the Bayeux Tapestry.
The scene shows the ill fated crossing of Harold to Normandy in 1063/4, which resulted in his forced landing and ensuing imprisonment by Count Guy of Ponthieu following a storm at sea.
The kit contains; The chart for working the embroidery 13 cards of Laine St Pierre embroidery wool 32 count linen embroidery fabric in sand colour required to complete the embroidery.
The size of the motif is 370 x 95 points, if sewn onto 32 count embroidery linen the size would be 62 x 16 cm.
The pattern chart is is printed in matt and can be written on should you need to mark any references.
There are other embroidery charts and kits inspired by the Bayeux Tapestry, which can be found in my shop along with other embroidery charts and kits inspired by the designs and history of Toile du Jouy.
Sajou produce haberdashery items made in France to the highest standards (in some cases even produced on the original old machinery). Perfect for gifts and collectors, and for those of you unable to resist a quality that is seldom found in today's mass produced haberdashery products.
Sajou was created in 1828 by Jaques- Simon Sajou, selling haberdashery for embroidery, tapestry, lace, crochet and weaving. His pattern albums are sought after to this day by collectors worldwide. In 2005 the Sajou brand was purchased and revived by avid collector; Frederique Crestin- Billet. Many of the old designs have been faithfully reproduced and there are some new designs that have been added in the Sajou style.
Your order will be sent packaged with the utmost care using recyclable packaging where possible. I post items Monday to Friday and I try to post as much as possible the same day, but this is only a guaranteed service for purchases made before 1pm GMT. I charge a small fee for packaging costs which is included in the postage price.
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Returns & exchanges
I like to treat my customers as I would like to be treated and offer the same level of service that I would expect to receive. Should there be a problem with your order, please get in touch and I will do all I can to assist you. I am happy to accept returns and exchanges within 14 days of you receiving your order. It is the buyers responsibility to pay for the postage costs when returning or exchanging an item.
I am available Monday to Friday and am happy to answer any questions that you may have.