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 in the book format are included.
The Beatitudes is published in three parts. You will need all three parts to complete the entire piece.
A “Stitch Dot” magnet from Zappy Dots is available.
229 x 212
(Silk gauze is not included; a cut of at least 10" square is suggested.)
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
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.
The word "beatitudes" is misspelled in the bottom border band of the overall design. Please refer to this PDF chart for the correction.
DESIGN NAME, Copyright YEAR. Original counted thread designs by Linda Stolz for Erica Michaels Designs.