Wednesday, August 12, 2009

Progress Report on the Sampler

I've been working hard on the sampler, and am pleased with the result so far. Have reached the text now and it is proving a real challenge, as Grace stitched it over a 1x1 thread count - might have been OK for her young eyes, but my 63 year old eyes are being challenged, even with very strong magnification! I shall persevere tho - the colours are guesses I'm afraid, the original is so faded with nearly 200 years that it is impossible to guess with accuracy what the colours were.

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