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The Mary Busby Ackworth Sampler was charted and worked by Doreen and has been reproduced as an Ackworth chart kit. 

The Milverton Quaker, Unfinished Sampler was also charted and worked by Doreen and produced as a chart kit, including 200m of beautiful spun silk in a choice of two colours.

The Bristol Orphanage samplers contain extra information about the Orphanage girls.

Leisure Needle samplers and kits have the option of buying the threads separately - these can be bought at additional cost by clicking on the additional 'Add to Cart' button in each section - these will be whole skeins of Pearsall's Filoselle silks. Some of the samplers have an added piece of Stumpwork, clear instructions are included. 

When you have chosen everything you would like, you can check your items and make a purchase by clicking on the 'View Cart' button at the top or bottom of each page. Prices include p&p.


For more information please e-mail doreen@needlelace.com

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Bristol Orphanage Sampler

Sophia  Bailey                           

£22.50 including p&p

More information here

This kit is a reproduction of the sampler in the Museum of the George Müller Charitable Trust in Bristol, England.It measures 16" x 20" when worked on 40 count linen and one strand of Pearsall's Filoselle silk over two threads.

 
Chart Kit including p&pUK£22.50
Chart Kit including p&pEU£24.00
 
Kit including p&pover seas £27.50
 
 
Blue and Yellow Bristol Orphanage Sampler                               £12.50 Including p&p

More Information here

This kit is a reproduction of the sampler in the Museum at the George Müller Charitable Trust in Bristol, England  

 It measures 10 1/2" x 11"

 
 
   
Chart Kit including p&pUk £12.50
Chart  Kit including p&pEU£13.50
 
Chart Kit inc p&pOVSeas £15.50
 
 
       
 
Bristol Orphanage Sampler  Rosina Wedlake                                  £22.50 includingp&p

More information here

This kit is a reproduction of the sampler in the Museum at the George Müller Charitable Trust in Bristol, England  

 It measures 14 " x 14 3/4 when worked on 40 count linen and with Pearsall's Filoselle silk ,one strand over two threads.

 
 
   
Chart Kit including p&pUk £22.50
Chart  Kit including p&pEU£24.00
 
Chart Kit inc p&pOVSeas £27.50
       
       
 
Bristol Orphanage Sampler Alice Jones                                           £12.50  Including p&p
 
chart Kit including p&pUk £12 50
chart Kit including p&pEU£13.50
 
chartKit including p&pOVSeas £14.50
 
Bristol Orphanage Sampler  Rhoda Morley                                       £25.00 including p&p

For more information

This chart kit is a reproduction of the sampler in the Museum at the George Müller Charitable Trust in Bristol, England. It is a typical Bristol Orphanage sampler, with alphabets and borders.  The sampler measures 21 x 18.75 inches when worked on 45 count linen.  It can obviously be worked on a different count linen.   The kit includes other interesting information about Orphanage life.

 

 

Kit including p&pUk £25.00
Kit including p&p EU£27.50
Thread may be obtained from www.pearsallsembroidery.co.uk Kit Including p&p OVseas £30.00
 

Elizabethan Embroidery

             Book Cover

£37.50 including p&p
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This kit uses Needlelace Techniques worked directly onto the linen as worked in Elizabethan times. All the motifs are all one basic needlelace stitch which is Single Brussles(Blanket stitch). Stitch diagrams are included.
 

There are clear diagrams for working the Elizabthan Braid stitch plus an alternative.

The Book cover here measures approximately 6" x 4 1/2" but a larger book may be used which will mean extra linen surrounding the design.

 

 
Kit including all materials plus p&pUK £37.50
  Kit including all materials plus p&pEU £40.00
    Kit including all materials plus p&p ovseas £45.00
 
Flower Spray                                                                                   £25.00 including p&p
This Stumpwork design is worked in Ecru spun silk and mounted  on Platinum linen.  It uses needlelace technique.  There are detailed instructions and clear stitch diagrams.
 

 

 

Kit including p&p

UK £25.00

 

   

Kit including p&p

EU £28.00

   

Kit including p&p

OVSeas £32.00

 
Ackworth School, Quaker Sampler - Mary Busby                           £22.50 including p&p
Ackworth School Quaker sampler - more information here

This Ackworth Quaker sampler is worked on 40 count linen,(sand), using one strand of Pearsall's Filoselle silk. It measures 13 1/2ins  x 16 1/2ins. This is a typical Quaker sampler with the half medallions round the edge and full medallions, plus alphabets and numbers filling the rest of the area.  Beautiful Quaker colours used.
 

Chart Kit including p&p UK £22.50

 

chart KIt including p&p EU24.00

 
chart Kit including p&p Ovseas £27.50
 
Sampler - Friends are Forever                                                               £22.00 including p&p
Sampler - Friends are Forever - Click image to see larger version

This sampler is worked on 28 count even weave material over 2 threads. The sampler is 60 stitches wide.  Different counts of canvas may be used. The stumpwork envelope contains a note worked over one thread saying "Friends are Forever".
  Sampler - Friends are Forever  
 
Kit Including p&pUK £22.00
Kit Including p&pEU £25.00
Kit Including p&pOvseas £27.50
   
 
Yuletide Sampler                                                                                        £25.00 including p&p
Yuletide Sampler

A Band sampler using a variety of stitches all with clear diagrams.  Plus a Stumpwork ‘stocking’ with presents! Kit includes silk thread.

  Yuletide Sampler Kit including p&p and threads£25.00UK
  Kit including p&p and threads £27.00 EU

Kit including p&p and threads

£30.00 OVSeas

 
Dragonfly Sampler                                                                                                                                                                                                                     £25.00 including p&p
Dragonfly Sampler

This is a Band sampler using a variety of different stitches, all with clear diagrams,  plus a Stumpwork Dragonfly.  Once you have made one of these you can make others to add to other work!  Kit includes silk thread.
  Dragonfly Sampler Kit Including p&p and threads £25.00UK
Kit Including p&p and threads £27.50EU
  Kit Including p&p and threads £30.00Overseas
 
Butterfly Sampler                                                                                         £25.00 including p&p
Butterfly Sampler

A Band Sampler using a variety of stitches with a Stumpwork butterfly.  Once you have mastered the butterfly this is a technique you can use on other pieces of work. Kit includes silk thread.

  Butterfly Sampler Kit including p&p and threads £25.00UK
Kit including p&p and threads £27.50 EU
  Kit including p&p and threads £30.00 OVSeas
 

Hedgehog Sampler                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   £25.00 including p&p

Hedgehog Sampler
Another Band Sampler using a variety of stitches with a Stumpwork hedgehog. Kit includes silk thread.
  Hedgehog sampler Kit including p&p and threads £25.00UK
Kit including p&p and threads £27.50EU
  Kit including p&p and threads £30.00 OVSeas
 
A Flutter of Wings Sampler                                                                    £27.50 including p&p
A Flutter of Wings

This sampler is worked using the variegated threads. They are used in a way which enhances the shading effect without cutting the threads in any special way. The Stumpwork butterfly is also worked in variegated thread. Kit includes silk thread.
  a flutter of wings Kit including p&p and threads £27.50 UK
Kit including p&p and threads £30.00EU
  Kit including p&p and threads £35.00OVSeas
 
Anemones                                                                                                         £45.00 including full skeins of silk +p&p
Anemones

This kit uses the basic Needlelace stitch which is a Single Brussels stitch (Blanket stitch)and the horizontal method of shading.  These flowers can be used in a Stumpwork project.  Suitable for beginners.
  anemones Kit including materials +p&pUK £45.00

Kit including materials +p&p EU

£47.50

  Kit including materials +p&p Ovseas £50.00
 
 
Flower Swirl                                                                                                   £20.00 including p&p
Flower Swirl

This design uses various Needlelace techniques, different types of couronne and wired petals. The butterfly has a 3D wing and there are raised patels as in Stumpwork. The threads used are Pearsall's Filoselle six stranded silk.
  flower swirl
Kit Including p&p UK £20.00
Kit Including p&p EU £25.00
 
Kit Including p&p Ovseas £27.50
Silk Mills silks
 

Martha Gilbert Sampler - Taunton                                                     £20.00 including p&p             

Martha Gilbert Sampler     More information

This sampler is worked on 32 count linen, light sand and measures 15" x 18".

A pack of Pearsall's Filoselle silk may be purchased from

John and Carol  of Langley Threads and Pearsalls, at a special price of £20  e-mail   john@pearsallsembroidery.co.uk

 

Kit Uk including p&p

£20.00

Kit including p&p eu

£22.50

 
Kit including p&p ovseas £25.00
 

Needlelace Pin Keep, designed for Ackworth 2008             

                                                                                                                      

£25.00 including p&p

Needlelace Pin keep

This kit was designed and worked for the Needlelace class at Ackworth 2008 and uses Needlelace techniques.  A basic Single Brussels (Blanket) stitch, plus Couronnes and an Armelia Ars square.  There are ten different stitches, five on the front and five on the back, all with clear diagrams and clear instructions.

The Needlelace is mounted onto linen and measures approximately 2 3/4" x  2 3/4" .

The kit includes everything except the two small pieces of card for mounting .

 
Kit including spun silk and postageUK £25.00

Kit including spun silk and postage EU

£30.00

 
Kit including spun silk and postage OVS £35.00
Ecru Scissor Fob      
£9.50 including p&p
 

'This kit is suitable for Beginners to Needlelace.

It use one stitch only.  The kit contains instructions and stitch diagrams plus Ecru spun silk and all other materials.

Scissors not included

 
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Kit for UK and EU £9.50

 

Kit for Overseas £15.00

 
       The Muncaster Castle Sampler            
£20.00 including p&p
   

This is an original sampler designed by Doreen Holmes following a visit to Muncaster Castle in Cumbria.  A delightful place to spend a day; beautiful surroundings, interesting history and still a home.

    Chart Kit including p&p UK

£20.00

   
Chart Kit including p&p EU

£22.00

  Chart Kit including p&p

£25.00  Overseas

       Elizabethan Embroidery, Butterfly Pin Keep              
£17.00 including p&p
   

This Pin Keep measures 2 1/2" x  2 1/4"

    Kit including materials and p&p UK

£17.00

    Kit including materials and p&p Overseas

£21.00

      Needlelace Notions Folder and 'smalls'   
£150 including p&p
   

This kit is a complete working folder for 'Needlelacers '.  It includes Needle Book, Pin Keep, Ruler case, Scissor case, pockets and thread holders.   Everything you need when working on your needlelace. There is a kit for each 'small' and one for the complete folder, 5 kits all together, contained in a designer box.

The kits may be bought separately, but buying as a complet Folder set saves you the cost of one kit.  The folder measures 8 1/4" x 10 1/4"

Each 'small' is held in the folder by a magnet so that they can be used away from the folder.

               More information here

       
   

Complete kit UK including p&p £150

   

Complete kit EU including p&p £160

 

Complete kit Overseas including p&p £170

       
 
   
       
       
       
       
       
 
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