Around the World Sampler

sampler

Names of each countries is stitched in continental stitch with DMC Perle Cotton #5 color 824, 1 strand. Green Borders are worked in long armed cross with Rainbow Gallery’s E838, 1 strand

Russia
Russian Red Work Cross Stitch pattern
Threads:
Elegance E820, 1 strand, from Rainbow Gallery
www.rainbowgallery.com

Brazil
Brazilian Dimensional Embroider
Threads:
Cire’, 1 strand Blue variegated;
Lola, 1 strand Green variegated
Boucle’,1 strand Orange/Yellow
Glory, 1 strand Pink
Threads available: Edmar www.edmar-co.com

Norway
Hardanger Embroidery
Threads:
DMC Perle Cotton #813 Blue, 1 strand for Kloster Blocks
Wrapping threads DMC Perle Cotton #8, 1 strand

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Africa
Pattern adapted from strip weaving fabric
Threads:
Continental Stitch, 1 strand DMC Perle Cotton, Orange/Yellow 742, size # 5
Stripes:
Black, DMC 6-strand floss, # 310, 7 strands
Orange, Anchor 6-straned floss, #332, 7 strands
Blue, Needlepoint Silk, #464, 7 strands
Green, Needlepoint Silk, #413, 7 strands
Red, Needlepoint Silk, #446, 7 strands
Turquoise, Needlepoint Silk, #482, 7 strands

England
Crewel Work
Threads:
Dark Green, Brown Sheep Wool, 1 strand, #5051, Back Stitch
Medium Green, Medici, 1 strand, #8406, Chain Stitch
Medium Pansy, Northern Lights #017, 5 strands

Spain
Blackwork
Threads:
Black Thread, Perle Cotton #5, #310, 1 strand
Two stitches used, Back Stitch and Double Running Stitch

China
Silk Shading, Random Long and Short
Threads:
Needlepoint Silk, Melon #573, 2 strands and 3 strands
Carnation Pink, # 942, 2 or 3 strands
Carnation Pink, #941, 2 or 3 strands
Carnation Pink #941A, 1 strand
Stem, Northern Lights, Dark Teal Green, #032, 3 strands

India
Shisha Mirror
Threads:
Treasure Chest, #TCo6, 1 strand, from Rainbow Gallery
Northern Lights, Plantain, 043, 2 strands.

Italy
Bargello Border
Threads:
Needlepoint Silk: Pansy Purple Range, #104, 6 strands #102, 6 strands

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