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NEW! Introduction to Hardanger Student Kit
See Videos in our Youtube Channel!
  a wonderful gift for yourself or a friend 
Buy Student Kit now.. while supplies last! 

Designs/products for July 2019! ...Thea's latest Designs

New Listing!  #209 "I Love You Sampler
Stitch this unique sampler which celebrates LOVE! The bands of the alphabet are separated by bands of drawn thread, each one of increasing size and beauty! Learn how to finish your work as a quilted wallhanging instead of framing it, and so how easy it is to work it out with your own fabrics and laces!

NEW!  #210 "Early Bird" Sampler !
Get this cute fantasy bird diligently catching worms. This “Early Bird” scene is so easy to stitch and finish in a 5” x 7”frame. It is mainly beautiful Cross Stitch, and will look stunning in any decor. The bright colours of the bird and the flowers make it so much fun to stitch! rly Bird” scene is so easy to stitch and finish in a 5” x 7”frame. It is mainly beautiful Cross Stitch, and will look stunning in any decor. The bright and fun colours of the bird and the flowers make it so much fun to stitch!

NEW!  #211 "Bumblebee Pinchshion" and smalls
Bring Bees Back to Life with this lovely project for your sewing and stitching table! This project features a Victorian style pincushion replica, and delicious silks and overdyes to create the bees, beehives and the white Echinacea flowers. Several matching “Bee” smalls can hang from the top: a Beehive pinkeep and a beautiful scissors fob with a large “Bee” on it. This Beeautiful set of Needlework Tools is so cute, you just have to stitch them!

#208 "A Day at the Beach" Mini Tote, Book!
What’s better than a day at the beach”? Especially when it's a beautiful sunny day, with a slight breeze, and the ocean is as blue as the sky.This lovely needlework set of smalls is particularly lovely to stitch and use during the summer, or on vacation at the cottage. There's mermaids under a beach umbrella, the ocean waves are cheerful and the book is fascinating.. what more do you need?  (Video Finishing Instructions on our Youtube Channel.)

 #207 "I Love My Dog" Sampler!
This adorable sampler is dedicated to anyone who loves dogs. Just the joy of playing or training or interacting with dogs makes us happy! There are a number of specialty stitches to enjoy. There is no Hardanger, but there are three special drawn thread bands to have fun with! The beautiful Bargello at the bottom is a perfect balance with the rest of the sampler.

Best Seller!  #206 Strawberry Pincushion!
Stitch this beautiful design! Thea used silks and overdyes in leaf greens and rosy reds with some sparkling white beadwork for the strawberry flowers. She's included several matching strawberry smalls to hang from the top: a pinkeep and an embroidered ‘strawberry’, that can be used to sharpen your needles if stuffed with emery sand, or as decoration. (Video Finishing Instructions on our Youtube Channel.)
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Popular!  #205 Victorian Pincushion !  Oh, this such a lovely Victorian style pincushion replica! It is a copy of an antique spooled pincushion dated circa the mid to late 1800’s. Thea used silk flosses of willow greens, fuschia, antique gold, and rose, with some sparkling beadwork. There’s a pinkeep with a different design on each side, and an embroidered strawberry! Finish by using this wooden Spindle Pincushion, or the Mahogany Tray pincushion, as shown below. (Finishing Instructions on our Youtube Channel!)  (click and scroll down page to product #)

Free Patterns are on our website here:  Enjoy scrolling down to view and print our needlework gifts to you! You are welcome to print some or all, but please don't kit these designs for profit. Be sure to include all the information, including copyright and company information, in all printouts.

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 French Country Cottage Free pattern!  Stitch the first of a series of adorable miniature Cottages. Finish as an ornament, a pincushion, or fit into a square frame. Stitch and enjoy your Cottage Life!

All inclusive Student Kits  - Stitch-along with Thea on You tube!

HS11-SK "A Day at the Beach" Student Kit !
The exclusive Student Kit is created so you have all the materials you need to stitch "A Day at the Beach" and finish each piece! This full kit contains the Leaflet, Accessory Pack, Linen Pack, Finishing Pack (with three kinds of fabric, and needles needed to complete this project. 'How-to' Stitch and Finishing Videos available on our Youtube Channel.
Also available as a Leaflet and AccPack

NEW! New products on our website! 

#PC01 Mahogany Tray Pincushion! Buy this sol id Mahogany Round Pincushion Tray to complete our #167 Tea Roses, #205 Victorian Pincushion, and our #206 Strawberry Pincushion and #211 Bumblebee Pincushion designs! The design area is 3.75" wide, and the entire pincushion is 8" wide. (click and scroll down page to product #'s)

NEW! #PC02 Spindle Pincushion  This Vintage Style Spindle Pincushion is beautifully traditional and is made for three pincushions; .our #167 Tea Roses, #205 Victorian Pincushion, and our #206 Strawberry Pincushion and #211 Bumblebee Pincushion designs! The design area is 3.75" wide. Hand crafted from the same Cherry Wood as the Beehive Scissors holder, It is fashioned after an actual Shaker pincushion used years ago. Designed to be decorative and useful, with a turned center post holding your beautiful stitching aloft, it will be a showpiece for your sewing room for years to come!  (When out of stock - Please email to be put on the waiting list.)

#PC03 Pure Wool Roving! A Wool Roving Pack contains enough wool roving to fill one pincushion top to save your needles and pins from rusting! This handspun wool comes from a sheep farm on one of the Gulf Islands close to our st udio, and is beautifully carded and cleaned.

#PC04 Beehive Scissors Holder! Buy this sweet little bee-hive scissors holder goes so well with the Spindle Pincushion below! Completely hand-crafted in Italy from beautiful Cherry Wood, this little scissors stand is a wonderful addition to your Scissors and Needlework tool Collection! (When out of stock - Please email to be put on the waiting list.)

#K-ZFrame - Lap Frame - Buy this beautiful Lap-Frame to allow complete open-sided stitching! The secret is the double jointed pivot arm. This unique design allows you to adjust the height of the frame from 4" to 10" depending on your preference. The Z arm also allows for complete open-sided stitching for comfort and easy Just pivot the entire frame for left handers. Comes with 16 inch long scroll rods, with options to add 10" or 12" scroll rods to your order. (comes without clamp). 

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CJVS50 Button Up Birdies #9 Chart  
 Summer Tannager and Thrush can fly their way into your heart!  Collect all 12 of Cathy Jean's popular ‘Button-up Birdies’ series, and by next year your your Christmas tree can be covered with these adorable ornaments! Two more Cross Stitched bird ornaments are featured in this ninth Button Up Birdies leaflet, and can be stitched in a few days! Stitch the dozen and use them in a quilt or wall hanging!

LR13 - French Lavender Pillows - Linda
Stitch these beautiful and simple to stitch pillows for your linen closet or drawers, and they will your home with lavender scents year round! Each one is stitched with beautiful fibers in delicate colours, and divided by couched overdyed silk ribbons. Both of the pillows are stitched with squares. you can personalize your pillows on the back with your name and even the dates of your projects. You will love to make several for yourself and your friends!

Learning with videos and Animations! 
Have some fun learning new stitches with Thea's informal Youtube Videos. Just search Youtube for the Victoria Sampler YOUTUBE Channel and subscribe! Learn how to work specialty stitches of the featured design, and our great finishing techniques to make Thea's designs come alive. What a fun way to learn!
Click on this link to Buy these Student Kits for these exclusive Home Study designs featured on Youtube! We have a wonderful "Intro to Hardanger" Student Kit available for you!

Free Patterns and Stitch Animations Look for other features on our website like the VS Retreat, Tools for scissors and needles, and Frames for pincushions and scroll frames, Home Study Kits, Bellpull Hardware, Canadian Designs, Animated Stitches and Thea's Teaching schedule.

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F17 - Gingerbread Cupcake Ornaments!

Three delicious and fragrant Gingerbread Cupcake ornaments are included in this leaflet. Learn how to finish these cupcakes professionally, with our clear instructions and colour photos! The tops are stitched with ... click and scroll down for more