W. Wallace 1878 - PDF DOWNLOAD
Who was W. Wallace? What was her life like?
Colorful bits and pieces of information provide clues to the identity of W. Wallace and insight into what her life might have been like. Research related to the Royal Coat of Arms and the lion and the unicorn also helped provide strong clues in determining the sampler’s country of origin.
"W." or "Wilhelmina" was the eldest daughter of a much-admired police constable, a sister and role model to her four younger sisters, and a wife and mother to another woman’s four children.
The design is 133W X 196H and was stitched on 36 count Rustic Driftwood by XJuDesigns using Gumnut Silk Stars silks. It is suitable for needleworkers of all abilities and contains no speciality stitches. The chart offers additional thread conversions, too.
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CORRECTION - Please accept my sincere apology for the error that appears in the Thread Legend on the back page of the chart. If using DMC fibers, the letter "A" on the first row, is meant to be stitched using white, not DMC 3860 as printed.