All Thy Works
My version of the ever-popular Adam and Eve sampler has a different twist. I've chosen to emphasize the creation of which Adam and Eve are a part, rather than the "fall". The serpent is still tucked into the tree, but the rest of the design celebrates the abundance of our world. The title comes from a phrase in the first verse of a favorite hymn, How Great Thou Art.
184 x 143
Classic Colorworks: Bean Sprout, Cauldron, Four-Leaf Clover, Frog Legs, German Chocolate, Grasshopper, Hickory Sticks, Joshua Tree, Macaroni & Cheese, Old Blue Jeans, Shrimp Cocktail, Tennessee Red Clay
The Gentle Art: Acorn, Backed Clay, Butternut Squash, Chalk, Cherry Wine, Garden Gate, Onyx
Weeks Dye Works: Amber, Blue bonnet, Blue Heron, Blue Jeans, Peacock, Seagull, Seaweed, Squash
DMC: 841, 950, 3753, 3834, 3836, 3844
Intermediate to advanced; only a few specialty stitches, but this piece is time-consuming due to its size.
All Thy Works, Copyright 2012. Original counted thread designs by Linda Stolz for Erica Michaels Designs.