Friday, March 11, 2016

A Freebie! Convert "Leave an Imprint" (Item 033) into a Birth Sampler

 
We have had enough requests for help turning our "Leave an Imprint" chart (Item 033) into a birth sampler that we decided to go ahead and release a chart modification for those of you who would like to stitch it that way.

Just a few things: The design you see up there ^^^ needs to be purchased through your local needlework store or your favorite online stitchy shop. The birth sampler add-on at the bottom of this post is NOT a stand-alone chart and does NOT include the graphics in that photo. The add-on DOES include a free alphabet and a space you can use to chart your personalization before you stitch it.  It also includes a line of extra graphics to help your personalization tie in to the rest of the piece—like so:
 

Important Reminder! If you are planning to stitch the design as a birth sampler, don't forget to buy a slightly larger fabric piece than what is listed on the back of the leaflet. The measurements on the leaflet are for the design as pictured on the cover, which is 147w x 112h. Modified to include the birth sampler customization, the size changes to 147w x 142h.  In other words, if you would like to stitch it as a birth sampler, the row of check and 2 additional lines of text adds 30 stitches to the height of the design.

We hope that is as clear as mud! Your shop owner can help you figure out how big the piece of fabric needs to be. The model was stitched on 32 count, but how much additional fabric you need will depend on the fabric you decide to use.

Without further ado, here is the .pdf file:
Leave an Imprint (033) Birth Sampler Modification

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