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Tend Thy Sheep by Merry Cox
A shepherdess tending her flock under an arbor of grapes is stitched on 30-count hand dyed green linen with silks and floss. The finished band measures one inch wide using a variety of stitches including Closed Herringbone, Cross Stitch ‘over 1’, Tent Stitch ‘over 1’, Four Sided Stitch, Satin Stitch, Button Hole Wheels, Upright Cross and Nun Stitch.
Merry will take you step-by-step through lining the box and how to attach the finished band inside the beautiful small oval colonial glove box which measures 6 ½” x 3 ½”. To complete the set is a needlebook and small pincushion which is mounted inside the box with hand dyed silk ribbon.
Kit includes all stitching materials, lining fabric for the box and all finishing materials plus the lovely handmade oval glove box. (Extra Options are the cherry ruler and thread holder.)
Copyright From Merry's Heart, Designs by Merry Cox
This charming patriotic sewing case measures 4” x 2 ¾” when closed and features a girl holding the flag, an alphabet, tree, birds, flower band and a verse Merry wrote. Most of the design is stitched ‘over 1’ using overdyed cotton and silk threads. Inside is a place to store scissors, a needle threader, needles and a bodkin.