This design is inspired by a watercolour sketch for a
workbox by the architect and designer Charles Voysey. It
dates from c.1893, and the male figure is thought to be
Voysey himself and the female figure his wife, Mary.
This kit uses wonderful hand dyed 'Sampler' and 'Shaker'
threads from the Gentle Art, giving the design a very
traditional antique faded look. Using Gentle Art threads
your needlework project will never be a carbon copy of
anyone else's because each skein is unique in itself.
The design is worked on 28 count
linen fabric with hand dyed 'Sampler'
and 'Shaker' stranded cotton
from the Gentle Art. The worked area measures 10½ x 7¾ ins (26
The counted cross stitch kit contains threads (floss),
fabric, needle, chart and instructions. Or try our
pattern pack leaving you free to vary the fabric
material, count or even colour.