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Flossy's Garden

Flossy is a cute gardener doll that doubles as a needlework tool holder. Her tie-on apron has pockets to hold scissors and other tools. At her feet are flowers, a watering can and several garden creatures. She holds a luscious looking strawberry pin keep and a handy gathering basket.

(Click on photo for a list of stitching supplies and additional views of Flossy.)

The chart includes all stitching and finishing instructions to work the front and back of the 10-inch Flossy doll, as well as her accessories, including two tiny seed packet needle books. The design is stitched on 28 count Natural Cashel Linen using DMC and Gentle Art threads.

Stitch Count: 171 wide x 168 high and 169 wide x 150 high

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Window Box Welcome

Stitch a cheerful message of welcome with this planter full of brightly colored tulips. Don't miss the cute wren nestled among the blossoms. Chart includes pattern and easy finishing instructions.

Worked on 28 count Mystic Grey Cashel Linen using Gentle Art and DMC threads.

Design size: 8 1/2 x 11 inches.

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Hope Chest Sampler

What treasured household goods may have been found in an early American hope chest?

This happy design from The Needle's Notion features a tole painted coffee pot, a bird crock, a trivet and other items that a young maiden may have added to her bridal hope chest, while gathering her hopes and dreams for the future.

Hope Chest Sampler is worked on 32 count Country French Café Mocha Linen from Wichelt Imports using DMC and Gentle Art threads.

Stitch Count: 164 wide x 144 high Design Size: 10 1/4 x 9 inches

Coming Soon: Birdhouse Box