The Yellow House motto

There are many GBOH (God Bless Our Home) Victorian motto sayings, but this one will always be known as The Yellow House. The person who stitched the original design, from which this motto was adapted, added much more detail to the house and trees than the 1880's pattern called for. The bright and cherry yellow house is what makes this design a blessing to stitch for your home.

All of our mottoes are charted for stitching on perforated paper with traditional textured stitches, just as the Victorians stitched them, and for completing the design using Cross stitch only which can be worked on fabric and also paper.

We sell the threads for all of our motto designs even if they are not listed on this website. If you cannot find the threads locally please contact Dutch Treat directly.

Fabric:
brown 14 ct perforated paper 12"x18" (12"x21" recommended) OR "Dirty" 12"x21" 14 ct Aida or 28 ct Natural Cashel Linen from Zweigart

DMC size 8 pearl cotton:
498 (paper)
blanc (paper)

DMC embroidery floss:
642, 3753, 3782 (paper)
498, 632, 3753, 3782, blanc (fabric)
895, 677, 3347 (fabric alternate for Wildflowers)

Caron Watercolours:
100 Snow White (paper)
096 Orange Blossom (paper)
219 Cardinal (paper)
257 Spearmint (paper)
065 Emerald (paper)

Caron Wildflowers:
065 Emerald (fabric)
096 Orange Blossom (fabric)
257 Spearmint (fabric)


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