The Gentle Art releases new thread and thread packs.

New Shaker and Simply Wool Threads

Burlap 7096
Carriage Black 7095
Linen 7094
Carriage Black
Cinnamon Simply Wool Chamomile Simply Wool Red Grape Simply Wool
Cinnamon Chamomile Red Grape

New Thread Packs

April Word Play

Model April Word Play

“April Word Play” SOLD OUT is a cross stitch design by With The Needle & Thread. It is stitched on 35 count linen and finishes at 4 1/2″ X 7 1/2″. This will make a wonderful Spring door hanger when completed. The chart is available through With The Needle & Thread and we are providing a convenient thread pack that consists of the colors: Cornhusk, Cinnamon, Nutmeg, Flax, Shaker White, Picket Fence, Walnut, Apple Cider, Lambswool, Pumpkin Pie, Caramel Corn, Wood Trail, Toffee, Heirloom Gold, Endive, Otter Creek, and Wheat Fields.

Jane Pattison

Model Jane Pattison

Jane Pattison’s reproduction sampler SOLD OUTis a beautiful sampler done in the Gentle Art Simply Wool threads. This is stitched on 32 count Vintage Navy Bean by Lakeside Linens. You can substitute Gentle Art cotton threads but we recommend using the wool as it gives the piece spectacular depth and besides that, the original was stitched in wool. The chart is available through Shakespeare’s Peddler and the Gentle Art is offering a convenient thread pack to compliment the chart. The colors of the wools/cottons are as follows: Tea Rose, Chives, Harvest Basket, Faded Rose, Maple Syrup, Baked Clay, Schoolhouse Red, Terra Cotta, Parchment, Old Purple Paint, Soot, Barn Grey, Cidermill Brown, and Forest Glade.

Flemish Giant
The Flemish Giant SOLD OUTdesign is absolutely beautiful. We had the honor of having this model in our Nashville booth and the pictures here do not do the design justice. This is a must stitch. Design is available through European Cross Stitch and we have the convenient thread pack.

Jenny Bean Gentle Spring

Model Gentle Spring


Jenny Bean Gentle Spring: This beautiful sampler was stitched on 32 ct. Platinum Belfast (Navy Bean would be a nice Lakeside Linens substitute). The finished size is about 7 by 17 1/2 inches and available through Shakespeare’s Peddler. The sampler is stitched over-two with two strands of floss in the following Sampler Threads: Moonlit Path, Old Hickory (2), Grasshopper, Cidermill Brown (2), Harvest Basket, Wood Trail (2), Wheat Fields, Chamomile, Toasted Barley, Caramel Corn (2), Roasted Marshmallow, Summer Shower, Antique Rose (2). We have complete thread packs available for your convenience.

Spring Bean Family Farm

Model Spring Bean Family Farm

Spring at Bean Family Farm: This design is fun to stitch on Flax Belfast using ONE STRAND of the over-dyed threads. We even let Theresa from Shakespeare’s Peddler name the threads. There is a Limited Edition thread pack by The Gentle Art for this new design by Shakespeare’s Peddler. — besides standard colors Parchment and Espresso Bean, you get Painted Lady’s Chrysalis, Concord Grape, Baby Carrot, Candied Violet, Cypress Mulch, Warbler’s Wing, Bay Leaf and Dried Rosehips. The thread pack is also great by itself to substitute in your other needlework. Substituting Limited Edition or other colors will give your needlework the uniqueness it deserves.

Model Flower Power

Flower Power Sampler contains the chart and all the thread necessary to stitch the design. The threads included are Simply Wool 10yd skeins (Chamomile, Gold Leaf, Red Grape, Cinnamon, Freedom, Summer Shower, Baby Spinach and Apple Cider) and Simply Shaker 5 yd skeins (Linen, Carriage Black, Burlap and Buckeye Scarlet). It is stitched on 32 count Cafe Kona linen from R & R Reproductions and the stitch count is 140 W X 170 H. This chart was designed by Kristi Pfeifer of The Gentle Art

Model Flutter Away

Flutter Away Thread Pack is a cute little chart designed by Kristi Pfeifer of the Gentle Art and contains everything necessary to stitch this design with the exception of a hoop. It contains a needle, R&R’s 30ct Apple Brown Bindy – 13×10 and all Simply Wool 10yd skeins; Soot, Freedom, Oatmeal, Buckeye Scarlet and the chart and description page how to do the decorative Eskimo Stitch you see around the border.

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