Sampler del Lago Maggiore / Lake Maggiore Sampler

This design is dedicated to the Delegazione di Baveno of Associazione Italiana del Punto Croce (Baveno Chapter of Italian Cross Stitch Association) as it has been created for the Exhibit “Dalla A…… alla Z sul filo del colore” (From A…. to Z, along the thread of colour), held in Baveno, VB, Italy, on September 1st-9th 2007.

In the sampler there are a few elements of Lake Maggiore: the mountains with the snow, the lake with its balustrades, the Isola dei Pescatori (Fishermen Island), the worldwide famous gardens with fountains, the entrance of Verbania gardens, tulip and wisteria flowers..

Fabric 14x22 in (36x56 cm) Corda 20 linen 28 ct by Sotema
Threads Sampler Threads of The Gentle Art: Old Brick, Clover, Pebble, Mistletoe,Purle Iris, Flax, Raspberry Parfait, Punchberry, Lavender Poutpourri, Daffodil, Pineapple Sherbet, Blue Jay, Midnight, Forest Glade, Pine; Simply Shaker Threads of The Gentle Art: Chamomile, Shutter Green, Barn Grey, Sarsaparilla, Picket Fence
Stitches Cross stitch over two, cross stitch over one, Back stitch, Eyelet stitch over six, Horizontal satin stitch, Diagonal satin stitch, Crossed Sheaf stitch, Lazy Daisy stitch, Smyrna Stitch
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