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

NEW!   #212 "Bling Tree" Sampler!
Wow, get this pattern and decorate your tree as beautifully as you want! Christmas isn’t complete without a Christmas Tree all gussied up with Christmas Bling. Finish your tree as a flat fold and you can store your treasure easily. Click on the thumbnail photo and check it out.. the Accessory Pack contains ALL the bling you need! ( All Bling Items are subject to change or substitution depending on availability)

NEW!  #213 Autumn Box and Smalls  Store your favorite fall stitching materials in this luscious Autumn Box! It is stitched using silk flosses in pumpkin, gold, olive and yellow colours and is the fourth in a set of seasonal needlework boxes for you to stitch and finish! The lid top and sides are fully embroidered as are the inset Pincushion Tray and Fob!

#214 Merry Christmas Ornaments!
There are three “Gingerbread Ornaments" designed for the Gingerbread series. The stitching is fun and easy, with delicious silk threads and ribbon, gold and red beads and lots and lots of white ‘icing’.Have fun adding these Gingerbread ornaments to your collection .

#215 Winter Box and Smalls
This beautiful Winter Box is the first of four seasonal needlework boxes for you to finish yourself! We’ve used some delectable overdyed silks, silk flosses, sparkling metallics and beads. Be prepared for a few new stitches, and enjoy the Cross Stitched areas too. The finishing is easy, if you follow Lisa’s detailed directions and coloured photos.. enjoy!

HS12-SK "Intro to Linen" Starter Kit  - Learn at the VS Academy!

Stitch along with Thea, as you learn to stitch  on linen in the Victoria Sampler Academy. If you're used to Aida, and would like to learn to stitch on Linen, this course is for you! Thea walks you step by step as you learn to count your fabric threads.  The matching "Intro to LInen Starter Kit" contains the Chart and Flosses, Bee charms, 2 x Linen, 4" Hoop, needle  needed to complete this project. "Be Gentle"is the pattern included, so you you can practice after you learn! 

#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!

#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.)

#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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#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.

NEW! Sign up for our New Mailing List, and download the new  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!

"Pincushion Accessories"

#PC01 Mahogany Tray Pincushion! Buy this solid 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). 

Thea's Latest  Newsletter

CJVS50 Button Up Birdies #9 Chart  
Another set of Birdies fly their way into your heart! Collect all 12 of Cathy Jean's newest monthly ‘Button-up Birdies’ series, and by next year your your Christmas tree will be covered with these adorable ornaments! Two more bird ornaments featured in this third Button Up Birdies leaflet. Stitch the dozen and use them in a quilt or wall hanging!

LR14 - Christmas Spools Ornaments - Linda

These adorable Spool “banner” ornaments are perfect for the seamstress or stitcher, and will add some cutwork and colour to your tree. Each simple ornament is lovingly created with overdyed reds, greens and cream threads, gold metallic braid, using fun and easy specialty stitches and beads for extra sparkle! Stitch more than one this Christmas!

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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#F09 Beautiful Finishing 09 - Summer Box!

The newest Summer Box is the third in a series of four different boxes... collect them all! Designed in aqua, gold and rose.. soo beautiful! Take a live Webcast Class online and learn with Stitching and Finishing videos... check out the Stitcherama class with everything, and Save! ... click and scroll down for more