If you need to say something, then say it in #blackwork! Celebrate the season by stitching this sampler.  Stitch either the sampler, or stitch each of the blocks in the individual borders!  Either way, it is bound to be beautiful!

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As found in the Better Homes and Gardens “A Cross Stitch Christmas: Holiday Memories” book for 2005!:

This festive sampler will help brighten up your holiday home! We provide 2 different sampler charts, as well as a smaller border for making individual blocks.

Model stitchers: Kim Carter, Charlie Rosenberger, Terry Forester


Part of the Saying it with Blackwork Series, and the A Blackwork Christmas series!

The Saying it with Blackwork series will bring you samplers showcasing gorgeous blackwork fills. These alphabet samplers would be beautiful stitched all 1 color, stitched in any of the gorgeous variegated threads available, and also multicolored. Just make each project your own by choosing your own threads.

Stitches: Multiple options provided
Fabrics: Charles Craft Aida, Zweigart Lugana & Hardanger
Threads: DMC, Kreinik #4 Braid

All Stitchin’spiration charts are printed in full color to make your stitching easy. Charts will provide you with the fabric / thread selections as shown in the model on the color, but alternate ideas may be available on the website. Check back often.

Additional Information

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