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Blackwork DOLLHOUSE needlepoint sampler kit. Kit contains 28 count evenweave fabric. Blackwork became popular in England in the 1600's when England's monarchy had strong links with Spain, where blackwork had been popular for years. This sampler features examples of several traditional patterns, arranged around a central column. The chart for this design includes an alphabet and numbers 0 to 9, so that you can personalise it. Frame, included, measures 1.8 x 2.1 inches (4.5 x 5.5 cm).

Blackwork Hen, 4 x PDF cross stitch patterns hens

This bee blackwork sampler created by Flickr user "unstitch" is a stunning piece of blackwork, but I also love the sense of humor she incorporated into it.

Art Nouveau Lily Blackwork Biscornu Pincushion Weekender PDF Chart Pattern - beginner Christmas project gift

00103 Blackwork Sampler C. Davis, American, circa 1960 Forty patterns and design motifs in a blackwork sampler on evenweave fabric; hemstitched edge; stitched by a student of Edith John, a well known English embroidery teacher and author. 11.125 x 6.875 in (28.3 x 17.5 cm)