- Craft: Counted Cross Stitch
- Title: Angel of the Sea
- By: Lavender & Lace
- Size: 13" x 15.5" (33.02 x 39.37 cm) -- on 32ct Fabric (2 over 2)
Here's a new, unopened and factory sealed counted crosstitch pattern by Lavender & Lace and Marilyn Leavitt-Imblum entitled "Angel of the Sea." This design is L&L 37 of Lavender & Lace by Told in a Garden, this pattern was released in 1996.
The pattern is described by Marilyn Leavitt-Imblum as: "The angel rises from the waves with splashes of tiny pearls. She holds a child in her arms and a seagull floats near her. Ribbons and stars surround her. I used lots of shades of blue and sea greens for the swirling waves crashing at her feet...her dress is emerald. Angel of the Sea has a baby for several reasons. I have baptized my children in the ocean, my blonde daughter has a blonde baby daughter and we live by the sea, many people asked for an angel of the sea to protect their family who work or travel on the ocean, and I felt it represented the small and precious gifts of the sea. It could also mean the Christ Child - the great fisher of souls - held in His mother's arms. She also seems to float carrying what is closest to her heart over the crashing waves. Everyone can imagine their own interpretation, and it will be right for them.."
This product includes the pattern only. The materials needed to complete the project as shown are NOT included.
Details on this project: Chart is a fold-out pattern with black and white symbols and a color picture of the completed design. Model is stitched on 32-count Blue Wing 32ct Linen. The stitched area is 13" x 15 1/2" (33.02 x 39.37 cm) when stitched 2 over 2 on 32 count fabric with a stitch count of 209 x 248.
DMC floss needed to complete this design: 434, 500, 504, 561, 648, 676, 677, 729, 746, 898, 924, 926, 927, 2928 (2 skeins), 950, 3072 (2 skeins), 3766, 3768, 3772, 3773, 3774, 3808, 3809, 3810, 3811, 3815, 3816, 3817, 3829, 3830 and white (5 skeins). Mill Hill Beads: 00557 and 40123. Kreinik: 002 #4 Kreinik Braid (2 spools).
Chart No. L&L 37 or LL37 / UPC: 840592008929
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My husband has this hanging in his office and never stops getting compliments on it. It was a joy to stitch.