Part of the premiere Traditions
line, this full color chart has easy-to-read symbols.
It opens up to an oversized 17½”
x 23½” color pattern. A gift for
tired eyes! Stitchers will love the stories about
Stitched on aida or evenweave; DMC
and Anchor codes.
about this pattern
This pattern and blessing were created in thanksgiving
for having a roof over our heads, for having a
warm and welcoming home in which to raise our
A few Thanksgivings ago I found
myself wondering: what are we thankful for? And
– a tougher question, I suppose –
why aren't we more thankful? I realized that while
I'm grateful for the harvest, the usual images
of pumpkins and squirrels didn't speak to me.
A house said far more.
This is my roof then: work, children,
being cared for, and (not least at all) having
hope. These are life's blessings.
Other uses for this pattern
Try stitching the gingerbread men onto an apron, with the words
'warm and wonderful' underneath. A whole border of gingerbread
men could be stitched on a bread cloth – perfect for presenting
homemade muffins. The words 'Baby's First Christmas' with a single
gingerbread man would make a delightful holiday ornament. Or what
about a bookmark lined with a row of gingerbread men for your
favourite cook, even a row of trees for an outdoors friend?