[HNW] stitch count of Mary's cruciform cross-stitch designs

Alexandria Doyle garbaholic at gmail.com
Wed Jun 23 17:22:35 PDT 2010

While at the V&A I counted fourteen stitches to the inch.  I don't
remember if it was "evenweave", It's been a while and I'm not sure
where the notes are.


On Wed, Jun 23, 2010 at 5:15 PM,  <SNSpies at aol.com> wrote:
> Does anyone have the stitch count of Mary, Queen of Scots' cross-stitch
> embroideries, the cruiciform ones?  I have searched high and low, in books
> and on-line, but everyone seems terribly interested in the designs or the
> symbolism rather than the nuts and bolts.
> Also, were they worked on evenweave linen?  I'm rather assuming that but
> want to make sure.
> Thanks.
> Nancy
> Nancy Spies
> Arelate Studio
> www.nancyspies.blogspot.com
> www.weavershand.com/ArelateStudio.html
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