Arc of White
CROSS STITCH PATTERN READY TO DOWNLOAD, DESIGNED BY Tempting Tangles
Deborah A. Dick of Tempting Tangles says:
"The lovely beaded miniature spider from "Arc of White" is a true arachnid work of art. It can be stitched separately and placed in a tiny frame. Give this striking and unique gift to your favorite nature lover."
Emily Elizabeth Dickinson (December 10, 1830 – May 15, 1886) was an American poet. She was born in Amherst, Massachusetts and produced many volumes of thought-provoking, beautiful poetry. The part of the poem quoted goes: "A spider sewed at night. Without a light. Upon an arc of white. "
The piece is cross stiched on a piece of dark blue overdyed linen so as to figure night time, with the elaborate white spider web motifs and text showing on the dark background. Leaf motifs in warm colors frame the design in two opposing corners. Beads are used for the tiny and cleverly designed spider (see below right).
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Chart info & Needlework supplies for the pattern:
Arc of White
Chart size in stitches: 193 x 192 (wide x high)
Needlework fabric: Zweigart hand-dyed Midnight Fantasy 36ct
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Stitches: Cross stitch, straight stitch, French knots
Chart: Black & White, Color
Threads: Gentle Art (Dinkly Dyes Silk substitutes)
Number of colors: 4
Themes: Spider, spiderweb, night, nature, poetry
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