A floral Marriage Sampler with sweeping garlands in pink and green. A main feature of this sampler is the large heart charm with a decorative scroll band. Pearly beads add a little twinkle to the florets. This sampler includes horseshoes, wedding bells and linked rings, all traditional motifs for a wedding day. This is a classic wedding sampler with the words ‘United in marriage’ to mark a special day.
Floral Marriage Sampler Cross stitch kit specifications:-
This floral marriage sampler cross stitch kit has only the best quality materials ~ Zweigart fabric, DMC thread, metallic threads, Mill Hill beads, needles.
The pack has full instructions with cross stitch basics and tips for fine stitching
A full alphabet is provided for the names and date
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
Stitches – Whole cross stitch, backstitch
Ability – For stitchers with some experience
Fabric – 16 ivory aida
Size – 21 x 16.5 cms (8 x 6.5″)
Item no – DT-67
This Floral Marriage Sampler kit is from the Decorative Textiles collection.
In 2015 Decorative Textiles became part of Lifetime Samplers
The combined range has a wide choice of wedding cross stitch cards and samplers.
Some Wedding Day Traditions
Wedding traditions and customs vary greatly between countries, cultures and religions.
Hindu tradition regards rain on your wedding day as good luck.
Middle Eastern brides paint henna on their hands and feet to protect themselves from the evil eye.
For good luck, Egyptian women pinch the bride on her wedding day.
In UK newlyweds showered with rice would never go hungry.
Rice paper confetti has become the modern day replacement for rice.
Couples in the Czech Republic are showered with peas.
A Swedish bride puts a silver coin from her father and a gold coin from her mother in each shoe.
This is to ensure that she will always have sufficient wealth.