Star Spangled Sampler
Learn over 30 unique stitches!
This patriotic sampler was designed as a tribute to the original Star Spangled Banner, which inspired Francis Scott Key to write our National Anthem. During this class, students will learn over 30 unique stitches: two stitches for each of the 15 red, white, and blue stripes, plus two variations of the Star Eyelet.
Stitches on the sampler include Mosaic, Star Eyelet, Bound Scotch, Ray, Brighton Square, Smyrna, Covered Cross, Troupe, Modified Rhodes, Rice, Chevron with Eyelets, Foliage, Woven Trellis, Ribbon Cross, Divided Scotch, Cushion, Belgian Cross, Waffle, Wrapped Scotch, and more.
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More about Star Spangled Sampler
Design size: 5.8” wide by 17.5” long.
Technique: Counted Thread
Skill level: Intermediate
Registration dates: Registration opens May 3, 2023 and closes June 7, 2023.
Class schedule: The first lesson will be posted August 2, 2023, and the following lessons will be posted August 16, 2023, August 30, 2023, and September 13, 2023.
Number of lessons: 4
Class Format: PDF Lessons + Videos
Class cost: $50.
Supplies needed: Linen (on 28 count linen, cut size should be 12” by 24”), 4 spools of Sulky 12 wt. Coton Petites or comparable floss in red, white, blue, and yellow, Needle, Stitching frame, Usual stitching supplies
Prerequisites: Working on linen and counted thread techniques
About teacher Dawn Fisher
Dawn has been stitching since 1980, starting, as many of us did, with the little 25¢ owl kit. She took her first sampler class in the mid 80s and was hooked. Becoming intrigued by the history surrounding samplers, she started purchasing antique samplers, then started researching and designing samplers. When the first computer program was offered for designing cross stitch, Dawn ordered it and the rest is history! Shortly thereafter she started her business, Morning Glory Needleworks, designing and selling her reproduction and original samplers at EGA seminars, local shops, and by mail order.
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