The Beatitudes

The Beatitudes

The Beatitudes

An inspiration for so many, and endless possibilities with a needle and thread - this is my interpretation.

I've stitched all of the verses onto a single piece of silk gauze - but wouldn't this be wonderful on a lovely piece of fabric? Lots and lots of options.

In addition, charts are provided for the individual verses if you want to select just some of your favorites - create bowl fillers, pin cushions or other smalls. I've compiled all of these into a book of the verses - general guidelines for finishing that are included.

The Beatitudes will be released in three parts. This part includes the top row of four verses or panels, with the other portions planned for release in June and August 2019.

 
Stitch count:

229 x 212
(Silk gauze is not included; a cut of at least 10" square is suggested.)

Threads:

Weeks Dye Works: Baked Apple, Charcoal, Chestnut, Deep Sea, Iris, Mocha, Monkey Grass, Mulberry, Peach Fuzz, Schneckley, Seaweed, Twilight, White Lightning, Whitewash
Not all colors are used in all verses.

In the silk gauze model, I used the following DMC colors to fill in the background areas:
06, 613, 3032, 3033, 3782, 3864

Stitching Level:

Intermediate

Stitch count: 

Cover design is 64 x 70
Stitch counts for the individual verses vary somewhat; the widest is 64 stitches, the tallest is 74 stitches.

Fabric: 

Fabrics used in the model are a variety of neutral 36 count linens.

Threads: 

Threads used are the same as for the large framed model, without the DMC background colors.

DESIGN NAME, Copyright YEAR. Original counted thread designs by Linda Stolz for Erica Michaels Designs.

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