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Memento Mori – Urban Stitches (stitch along) SAL – blackwork embroidery Victorian gothic colour

Memento Mori – Urban Stitches (stitch along) SAL – blackwork embroidery Victorian gothic colour

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Victorian gothic blackwork embroidery stitch along pattern

The first full coverage colour blackwork stitch along… ever! Join me in an adventure into recreating a masterpiece. The original painting is dated 1628 by Pieter Claesz and is entitled Still Life with a Skull and a Writing Quill and it is beautifully gothic.

This recreation is created using only 24 colours, and none of them are black! Shading is produced by a combination of single and double thread stitches and the density of the pattern. There are no fractional stitches. This may look intimidating, but it’s just because it’s a large piece. It’s 250 stitches wide, but the releases will cover only a 30 x 30 section.

■ Sizing ■
Pattern size: 250 wide x 168 high

14 count – stitched area 45.4 x 30.5cm / suggested fabric size – 17¾ x 12 inch 61 x 46cm / 24 x 18 inch
16 count – stitched area 39.7 x 26.7cm / suggested fabric size – 15¾ x 10½ inch 55 x 42cm / 22 x 17 inch
18 count – stitched area 35.3 x 23.7cm / suggested fabric size – 13¾ x 9¼ inch 51 x 39cm / 20 x 15 inch
For stitching over 2:
28 count – stitched area 45.4 x 30.5cm / suggested fabric size – 17¾ x 12 inch 61 x 46cm / 24 x 18 inch
32 count – stitched area 39.7 x 26.7cm / suggested fabric size – 15¾ x 10½ inch 55 x 42cm / 22 x 17 inch
36 count – stitched area 35.3 x 23.7cm / suggested fabric size – 13¾ x 9¼ inch 51 x 39cm / 20 x 15 inch

■ Colours ■
Full list in Membership PDF

■ Schedule ■
August – 5, 12, 19
September – 2, 9, 16, 23
October – 7, 14, 21
November – 4, 11, 18
December – 2, 9, 16, 23
2023
January – 6, 13, 20
February – 3, 10, 17
March – 3, 10, 17, 24
April – 7, 14, 21
May – 5, 12, 19
June – 2, 9, 16, 23
July – 7, 14, 21
August – 4, 11, 18
September – 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
The End!

■ Pattern Content ■
Floss brands: DMC
Colour count: 24
Backstitching: YES
Fractional stitches : NO
French/colonial knots: NO
Metallic floss: NO
Other speciality floss: NO
Blends: NO

★ The individual parts will be emailed to you on the release dates. If you are joining part way through the stitch along, previous releases will be available to download from the Membership Area. Please ensure that you give a valid email address upon purchase.

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