I’m again with one other take a look at a cross sew designer I’ve realized about from wandering round on-line. This one is The Elegant Thread, which encompasses a enjoyable assortment of samplers and different historic impressed cross sew designs.
And a few depraved New England patterns, too.
The Elegant Thread gives cross sew sample downloads and printed patterns (not all can be found as downloads) and needlework units that embody handmade material pouches utilizing classic materials, needle minders and embroidery scissors with customized coordinated beads scissor fobs.
All of which is nice, however let’s speak in regards to the patterns.
As with Fox and Rabbit Designs, which I featured just lately, The Elegant Thread has some classic replica sampler patterns, such because the one pictured that was initially stitched by Wilhelmine Scsmidt in 1884. It options a number of alphabets in addition to Arabic and Roman numerals and the unique stitcher’s identify.
Among the many digital downloads in addition they have a number of Victorian-inspired cross sew patterns, a butterfly biscornu design and a few humorous ones: hedge hugs, which is a Valentine’s Day hedgehog design, and Liberty Lobstah, a lobster decked out just like the Statue of Liberty.
patterns which can be bought as paper charts, you’ll discover all of those in addition to a number of extra samplers, primarily based on historic samplers or impressed designs with a classic look. There’s additionally a enjoyable Paris impressed cross sew sample with the Eiffel Tower because the I in Paris, so that you’ll wish to examine that out of you’re a fan of all issues French!
Along with the entire merchandise mentions, The Elegant Thread additionally has a weblog that features 5 free cross sew patterns. It hasn’t been up to date shortly but it surely’s price scrolling via for those who’re in search of some alphabets or different initiatives with a classic look.
[Photo: The Elegant Thread]