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The Needle's Prayse
These charts will be available from NeedleWork Press,
the new publisher for charts from The Needle's Prayse, in April 2015.
Darlene's piece was stitched on Newcastle Cream (40 count). On this linen you'll need Perle Cotton #12 and Tatting Cotton (Dentelles). The Tatting Cotton does not come in a great deal of colors so if you choose to do it in another color you can use Soie 100/3 as a substitute. As of August 2019, DMC has discontinued making the Dentelles. We still have some left in Blanc, Ecru and Black, but when that runs out you would need to convert that thread to Soie 100/3.

If you choose to stitch your sampler on another count you will need to change the size of the threads as well as the quantities required. Other thread options include solid silk perles (e.g. Soie Perlee, Soie Gobelins, Silk Bella) or tone-on-tone silk perles (e.g. Gloriana Petite Princess Perle and Dinky Dyes Silk Perle). If you choose to stitch with a hand-dyed thread, tone-on-tone works best so your thread color change doesn't fight with the complexity of the design. Let your imagination (and thread availability) be your guide.

The chart pack includes 16 pages of detailed charts and 5 pages of 8.5" x 14" pages with the full width layout.

English White Work Sampler

Fabric sizes needed:

Count Design Size Fabric Cut
9 x 24.5
27 x 36 (SH)
10 x 27
27 x 36 (SH)
11.5 x 30.5
27 x 36 (SH)
13 x 35
18 x 54 (SH)

You can stitch this on many hand-dyed linens, but keep the mottling to a minimum since this is a very detailed design.

English White Work Sampler
184 x 490
We suggest you specify
Single Dyelot (SDL) for the threads.
English White Work Sampler Chart
Qty: $32.00/ea
Newcastle Cream (40 ct) Stitcher's half (27x36)
SH    Serge: 
DMC Perle Cotton #12 - Ecru (4 balls are needed)
Qty:   SDL: $2.95/ball
DMC Tatting Cotton - Ecru (3 balls are needed)
Qty:   SDL: $2.75/ball
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