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These kits include:
- a full-colour chart
- imported silk gauze
- 2 needles
- ample DMC floss
- a beautifully handcrafted little #102 Footstool with Bun Feet, finished and ready for mounting, batting for padding, complete instructions for stitching and mounting and a photo of the finished footstool.

NOTE: For your convenience, stitch counts are given for these patterns in case you don't wish to stitch on the count of gauze provided in a kit. Hence, you can purchase the chart for a pattern and a piece of your preferred count silk gauze from the You can use either the suggested colours or your own.

To determine the finished size, divide the width and height stitches by the count of Silk Gauze you wish to use. For example, if the stitch count is shown as 106 wide by 77 high, on 40 count the finished size would be 2.6" by 2" (106 divided by 40 and 77 divided by 40). If you wanted to use 48 count Silk Gauze then divide by 48 and so on...



  #102A - 14th Century Lion Footstool with Bun Feet

#102A - 14th Century Lion Footstool with Bun FeetBobbie made this pattern from photos of textile pieces dating back to the 1300s.

It is a very versatile choice and works in every home from a castle to a modern-day contemporary. This is a companion pattern to the Knot Footstool...the next item below.

The colours are red, gold, black, ecru, green and blue. Also a great chair seat, pillow, floor pillow or, on a larger count silk gauze, this would be a beautiful game table-top.
 
Worked on #40 count silk gauze
Finished Size is about 1.7" w x 1.4" H
Stitch Count: 81 W x 69 H





  #102B - 16th Century Knot Footstool with Bun Feet

#102B - 16th Century Knot Footstool with Bun FeetAgain, Bobbie created this pattern from photos of ancient textiles. It is a very versatile choice and works in every home from a castle to modern-day contemporary.

This is also suitable, perhaps on a different count, for a pillow, chair seat, game table-top or floor pillow. Bobbie had originally worked this pattern and itís companion above on 60 count for a Pierre Wallack Tudor chair and foot rest. The colors are the same, red, blue, gold, ecru and green.
 
Worked on #48 count silk gauze
Finished Size is about 1.7" W x 1.4" H
Stitch Count: 81W x 69H





  #102C - Cluny Flowers Footstool with Bun Feet

#102C - Cluny Flowers Footstool with Bun Feet<This pattern is in the style of the ever-popular mille-fleurs tapestries of the 15th and 16th centuries housed in the Cluny Museum of Paris. The petitpoint is of red, blue, yellow and white flowers with green leaves. The background is navy blue. Timeless and always in good taste.
 
Worked on #40 count silk gauze
Finished Size is about 1.25" W x 1.375" H
Stitch Count: 65W x 55H





  #102D - Cluny Sense of Sight Footstool with Bun Feet

#102D - Cluny Sense of Sight Footstool with Bun FeetA wonderful pattern from The Five Senses collection of the 15th-16th Century tapestries. This wee version depicts the Lady showing the Unicorn his reflection in a mirror. On the left is a Griffon bearing the Lady's Standard and flowering trees are on each side. The background is garnet and very deep navy.
 
Worked on #40 count silk gauze
Finished Size is about 1.25" W x 1" D x .325" H
Stitch Count: 65W x 55H





  #102E - Flower Spray Footstool with Bun Feet

#102E - Flower Spray Footstool with Bun FeetThis flower pattern is stitched in two shades each of rosy raspberry, green and violet plus light blue. The background is off-white. The large exterior border is green. If you would prefer a different colour background let me know in the Comments section of the order.
 
Worked on #48 count silk gauze
Finished Size is about 1 1/4" x 1" x 3/8" high
Stitch Count: 81 W x 70 H





  #102F - Holly and Berries Footstool with Bun Feet

#102F - Holly and Berries Footstool with Bun FeetWhat a nice addition to your Christmas room or vignette! This pattern is a lively green holly and plump red berries on an off-white background. Only five colors in all. Simple but smart. If you would prefer a different colour background let me know in the Comments section of the order.
 
Worked on #40 count silk gauze
Finished Size is about 1 1/4" x 1" x 3/8" high
Stitch Count: 66 W x 54 H





  #102G - Wildflower Stripe Footstool with Bun Feet

#102G - Wildflower Stripe Footstool with Bun FeetThis pattern features flowers in two shades of mauve and leaves in deep shades of green. The background is light blue and white stripes. The perfect little footstool for anywhere.
 
Worked on #40 count silk gauze
Finished Size is about 1 1/4" x 1" x 3/8" high
Stitch Count: 67 W x 56 H





  #102H - Daghestan Persian Footstool with Bun Feet

#102H - Daghestan Persian Footstool with Bun Feet
The colors are green, navy, beige, peach, medium blue, ecru, and gold on a red background. Once again, timeless and always in good taste.
 
Worked on #40 count silk gauze
Finished Size is about 1 1/4" x 1" x 3/8" high
Stitch Count: 67 W x 55 H









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