Family Ties Cross Stitch Pattern Book by Stoney Creek Book 432
Express your love in cross-stitch for a special son, daughter, grandson or granddaughter. These heart-warming samplers will be treasured today and passed down to future generations.
Daughter (130w x 197h Stitches) This pattern calls for Glissen Gloss Colorwash 591 Black Forest (CW591). The verse reads: “Thoughts of you make me smile, little girl for a little while. My lovely daughter so full of grace, in all you do, in all you face. Once you skipped, now you run, fulfilling goals, all well done. Remember days that slowly passed, wiggly toes in dew damp grass, dandelion stains on tiny fingers, joyful laughs forever linger. I wrap your dreams around my heart, Love, Prayers and Blessings from the start.”
Son (144w x 182h Stitches) This design uses a half moon gold charm (PW206) and two skeins of Gentle Arts Simply Shaker Sampler Thread #7064 Toasted Barley (GA7064). The verse reads: “Hearing the words “It’s a Boy!” brings back memories of great joy. Dear sweet baby–now a man–you’re a precious gift in God’s plan. Silly antics and running feet will always echo in my sleep. Big bear hugs and sticky kisses, pockets full of stones and wishes, In dark nights of shooting stars, bright dreams flew upwards farther than far. Life is full of challenges, sometimes burdens and cares, so hang on to childhood’s shooting stars, they just might carry you farther than far.And, oh, sweet son, remember this–whenever you’re at play, your winning smile will forever be the light of all my days.”
Grandson (89w x 139h Stitches) This chart calls for 1 skein of Gentle Arts Simply Shaker Sampler Thread #7015 (GA7015). The verse reads, “Grandson: A new life starts and God smiles as His perfect plan begins again. A new life grows and we watch with pride as God’s heritage of love and peace carries on…”
Granddaughter (94w x 131h Stitches) This pattern includes 1 tiny cranberry lady bug button (JB1103.T) and 1 yellow butterfly button (JB1142). Verse reads: “Grandaughter: God places all the hope and promise of a budding rose in each life that graces the earth. God has blessed our lives with a lovely rose blossoming in the splendor of hope and promise.”