Red Marking Sampler
RED MARKING SAMPLER
Size - 9 3/4 x 7 1/2ins (25 x 19cms)
Stitch count - 156 x 121
Skill level - Beginner
Marking samplers were worked by young girls to show their proficiency at needlework. The finished samplers would be shown to prospective employers as proof of their ability to mark household linen.
The model shown is worked on white 32 count Belfast linen. Because it is a charted design however, it can be worked on any evenweave fabric of your choice.It also looks wonderful in dark navy on unbleached linen.