Friday, June 15, 2018

Summer 2018 booklets have been released!

I have released five new booklets for the summer. You can find them at your local stitching shop. (If your shop does not have them, please ask them to place an order with JBW Designs.)

#346 - Christmas in Williamsburg 
Stitched on #32 Belfast Antique white linen ( for the over two model) and on #28 antique white Cashel for the over one model.  Stitch count:  37 W  x 52H

The finished sizes are:  2  3/8” W  x 3  1/8” H and 1.3” W x 1.85” H.    I stitched the model in Classic Colorworks and Weeks Dye Works fibers , but  will always include the DMC equivalents in each leaflet.  Complete finishing instructions are included for each of the models.

#347 - Christmas Tree Collection IX
Stitched on #32 Belfast red linen - in both the over one and over two models in a white DMC floss.  Stitch count:  Chalet: 35 W x 40 H, and Winter Wonderland is 39 W x 38H .  The finished size of the over two models are about 2  1/2” round, and the over one models are about 1  1/4” round. 

#348 - French Country Ducklings   
The model with all three ducklings was stitched on #32 Belfast linen ,  in antique white and the Stitch Count is: 116 W x  71H.
and the finished size is 7.2” W x 4.4” H.  It has been stitched in a Romy’s Creations fiber called Squirrel.  The frame is is from The Family Tree Frame Co.  

Two other models were stitched using just the mother duckling as the design.  The pink duckling was stitched on #32 Elizabeth - a pale pink from Hand Dyed by Stephanie, in the caller House Wine from Classic Colorworks.

The yellow duckling was stitched on a #32 Belfast linen in a pale yellow - called Chrome - from Picture This Plus, in the color Candied Yams from Classic Colorworks.  The stitch count of the single duck is 49 W x 57 H, and the finished size is:  3.1” W x  3.6” H.  

#349 -Le Jardin Needlework Accessories   
Three designs are included in this set: a needle book, a scissor sheath and a scissor fob.  They were all stitched on a #32 Belfast linen, black  in DMC fibers.   The stitch counts are as follows:
  • Needle Case:  66 w  x  34 H
  • Scissor Sheath: 39 W x  49 H
  • Scissor Fob:  18 W x  12H

The finished sizes are:
  • Needle Case:   4.1” W  x  2.1” H
  • Scissor Sheath:  2  1/2” W  x 3.06” H
  • Scissor Fob:  1.1” W  x  3/4” 

An outline of the finishing instructions are included for all three pieces. The finishing materials can be purchased at a fabric store and include a black and white polka dot fabric, pink  and black ribbons, pink trims, felt,  small rings and pearl buttons. 

#350 - Sweet Land of Liberty   
Stitched on #32 Belfast linen in natural.  The stitch count is:  105 W x  35 H.  The fibers used were Classic Colorworks and Weeks Dye Works, but DMC equivalents are included.  The finished size of the design is: 6.5” W  x  2.2” H.     The design has been mounted on a flat board with corded trim and finished into a felt pocket, with covered buttons.  It was mounted on an antique bread board.  

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