Permit Me Not to Stray : Cross Stitch Pattern by Heartstring Samplery

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This listing is for a CROSS STITCH PATTERN, not for the finished sampler.

I, like many of you, have long been fascinated with samplers that depict Adam and Eve. Wanting to design one of my own that gives a nod to those created in the past, I also wanted a fresh, whimsical version that wouldn’t be just another look-alike.

Suddenly my Adam and Eve are teensy little fairy-people living in a flower bed! And that is often how my designs go; the idea is mine, but I soon lose control of the direction, as the sampler takes on a life of its own.

The quote was taken from a middle-of-the-19th-century sampler, and reads:
Still let Thy grace my life direct
From evil guard my way
And in temptations Fatal path
Permit me not to Stray

Stitch Count: 197 x 197
Model stitched on R&R Reproductions 28ct. Old Mill Java

Using flosses from The Gentle Art:
0115 Tiger Lily, 0130 Avocado, 0420 Gold Leaf, 0540 Brandy,
1170 Dark Chocolate, 7002 Straw Bonnet, 7004 Brethren Blue, 7018 Woodrose,7019 Pomegranate, 7050 Baby Spinach,7079 Heirloom Gold

Conversion to DMC provided with the pattern.

Frame by Valley House Primitives.

All of my patterns come with a fully detailed & professional thread chart, color photograph, & my recommendations for floss and fabric. It will arrive in a plastic zip-close envelope for safe keeping.

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Sep 10, 2014 by carrie blake
Love this! Quick shipping, thank you!
May 29, 2014 by Deborah1012
This one's a peach, thanks so much!
Oct 3, 2013 by Edie
Dec 11, 2012 by A fellow maker
My order was shipped promptly and arrived in good condition. Your shop is one of my favorites. Great customer service! Thanks!
Jun 14, 2012 by A fellow maker

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