An unconventional saying sampler affirming that life is simply too short to be concerned with minor fripperies !
You can make this personal by adding your own initials
Comical saying sampler cross stitch kit details
A Comical saying sampler ‘Life is too short to stuff mushrooms’; a traditional style saying sampler with an unconventional saying !
The sampler is in subtle greens and taupes with a decorative swirly border.
This funny saying has full instructions with cross stitch basics and tips for fine stitching
The clear colour chart has both symbols and coloured squares and so it is beautifully easy to read
Stitch away with no delay! ~ no need to spend time sorting colours because they come threaded on a card
For a personal touch a completion slip adds your name and date to the back of your work
You can easily personalise this sampler by adding your initials and date from the chart provided
If you wish to use your own threads you can buy the chart only pack with just the colour chart and full instructions
You can choose to purchase this design on 14 aida or 27 count evenweave
evenweave has a more refined appearance but is trickier to work with so for the experienced stitcher
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Stitches – Whole cross stitch, backstitch
Ability – For stitchers with some experience
Fabric – 14 ivory aida or 27 evenweave
Size – 23 x 18 cms (9 x 7″)
Item no – LTS-38
If you want a great partner to this sampler have a look at ‘A Tidy house is a sign of a wasted life’
Origin of the saying “Life is too short to stuff mushrooms”
This is modified from the 1990’s quotation of Shirley Conran, a writer married to designer Terence Conran who coined the phrase ‘Life is too short to stuff a mushroom’.