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

Carol Thomas scbooks at mindspring.com
Wed Jun 23 18:22:24 PDT 2010


Perhaps that was the discussion of the  Bostocke Sampler that you're 
remembering.

Carllein


At 09:09 PM 6/23/2010, you wrote:
>Wasn't there a discussion of these earlier? I seem to recall a lot of
>speculation about 80 EPI linen and stitching over 4 threads for 20 stitches
>per inch.. (but it might have been another piece entirely- my ol' grey
>memory ain't what it used to be..)
>
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>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.
>
>alex
>
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