Celebrations can be personalized for a variety of occasions including a wedding, anniversary or birthday. A celebration of stitches come together to create the lovely design including Hardanger embroidery, cross stitch, bargello, and specialty stitches. The model was stitched on 35-count Linen, 16" x 9". Suggested substitute is 36-count white Edinburgh linen (3217-100). The threads used were Weeks Dye Works floss #4115, 1198, 4141, 1289; Rainbow Gallery Petite Treasure Braid PB27, PB54; DMC floss Ecru; DMC #12 Pearl Cotton - Ecru. You will also need Mill Hill beads #42027 and 40553.
"Many thanks for the reprint of the laying-tools article. I absolutely LOVE LOVE LOVE my Elizabethan laying tool that I bought from Nordic Needle, and in fact, I bought two of them - one for my portable-project bag, and one for my home stitching station (but since I have two stitching stations, I might have to buy a third. Oh darn. ;-) - Meg"