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Stitching Family Names
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Joined: 8/9/2010
Posts: 14


Created By:Maureen

Inspired by the article on the Carver Family heirloom needlepoint in the American Ancestors magazine, has anybody else designed her/his own needlepoint or cross stitch of family names?   I recently finished the Houses of Hawk Run Hollow on 32 count Irish Linen with silk thread (took me three years as I'm pretty slow) so I think I better start a family sampler if one is ever to get done!

 

Perhaps you have used a ready-made pattern.  If so, who designed it? 

 

If you designed your own, how did you decide what names to include?

 

Do you have a favorite alphabet?

 

What symbols did you choose and why?

 

Did you stitch in any places/buildings?

 

Do you have a favorite source for buying linen and threads?

 

 

 

 



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