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I learned to embroider when I was a kid, when everyone was really into cross stitch (remember the '80s?). Eventually, I migrated to surface embroidery, teaching myself with whatever I could get my hands on...read more

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Natural Linen Fabric Sampler Pack

$29.00 Sold out

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This is a specially-selected collection of four types of natural-colored linen woven for hand embroidery.

Each piece is 12" x 12", making it suitable for one medium-sized project or several small projects by dividing into 6" squares.

With this sampler pack, you will experience four distinct types of linen that can be used for a number of hand embroidery applications, including various types of surface embroidery and counted work:

A high-thread-count "shot" linen with a smooth hand, suitable for all kinds of surface (and some counted) techniques. This is the linen used in Elisabetta Sforza's A Sea to Stitch.

A low-count, heavier, smooth-handed linen, perfect for linear stitch samplers, counted samplers, crewel work, historical canvas stitches, and some surface techniques.

A medium weight, 32/33 count light colored linen with a soft hand, perfect for general surface embroidery and some counted work.

A 45 count even-weave in a darker natural, ideal for fine counted work, re-creation samplers, general surface embroidery, drawn thread work, and other techniques.

Each linen is a different color of "natural," from warmer golden, to lighter sandy, to a deeper, grainy color.

The Sampler Pack comes with each linen clearly labeled and a card with types and descriptions, along with information on how to prepare your new linen for hand embroidery.


The fabric sampler packs are shipped to the US via First Class Mail.

For a limited time, they are also available to ship to Canada via Priority flat rate postage. Otherwise, they are not available for international shipping.

Due to unprecedented delays with First Class USPS shipping, all items will be mailed via Priority Mail. Even though this is slightly more expensive, it is more reliable and your package will normally arrive in a more timely manner.

Please double check your mailing address and your email address when you make your purchase to avoid delays or order cancellation.

Please do not leave instructions for your postal carrier with me. I have no way of communicating your delivery instructions to your postal carrier. You should contact your local postal carrier if you have specific delivery instructions.

Advanced Notice

If the fabric pack is sold out, please contact me for advanced notice for the next stock. You will receive an email before it is announced elsewhere.