A wedding cross stitch kit in pastel shades of mauve, gold and peach.
Two birds drink at a water fountain which symbolises the source of life.
The delicate lacy borders contain bells and flowers and swags.
The wedding sampler also features a wedding cake, linked rings and a champagne bottle with flutes.
The wording ‘To Have and to Hold from this day Forward’ is a phrase from the Church of England marriage ceremony
Wedding cross stitch kit details
The Wedding cross stitch kit has only the best quality materials ~ Zweigart fabric, DMC thread, needle.
The pack 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
The kit is available on 14 aida or 27 evenweave (also known as linda)
which gives a finer texture and is not recommended for beginners.
with a clear colour chart with symbols
The chart only pack contains the colour pattern and full instructions.
Stitches – Whole cross stitch, backstitch
Ability – For stitchers with some experience
Fabric – 14 ivory aida
Size – 12″ x 15″ / 32 x 39 cms
Item no – LTS-10
A version of this design is also available in golds on white fabric – White Wedding Sampler
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.