This motto saying is the most traditional HSH (Home Sweet Home) style and saying from the American mottoes of the 1870's - 1880's. There are others, but this is the one that is the most popular. Now you too can stitch a motto to make your home sweet! The design is charted to be stitched on perforated paper, as the original piece was, or on fabric. Antique White or Vintage Country Cream from Zweigart are the best fabric colors for this design.
white 14 ct perforated paper 12"x18" (12"x22" recommended) OR Vintage Country Cream 12"x21" 14 ct Aida or 28 ct Cashel Linen from Zweigart
DMC size 8 pearl cotton:
Weeks size 5 pearl cotton:
DMC embroidery floss:
311, 320 (fabric alternate for Wildflowers)
676 (or 729) (fabric alternate for Weeks embroidery floss)
Weeks embroidery floss:
160 Night Sky (2) (paper)
160 Night Sky (2) (fabric)
169 Moss (fabric)
Please note that pattern instructions that come with a kit will include instructions, threads, fabric, etc, ONLY for that specific kit item, and the instructions may not contain all of the options that are included if you separately buy just the chart of this title.