Lifetime Samplers News

Happy Easter Chicks card cross stitch kit

Easter is on the way – April 4th 2021.
Here is a new mini Easter Chicks card to join the others.
Mini kits are £6.95








birth sampler cross stitch kit

January 2021 ~ a versatile mini birth sampler, with colurs for both pink or blue version. Great for beginners, and it fits a standard frame. The kit costs £9.50  






Home is where the heart is mini sampler cross stitch



October 2020 ~ ‘There’s no place like home’ ~ a new mini sampler for home lovers, this one is great for beginners. On blue-grey 14 aida for added colour








thank you cross stitch card

there is so much to be thankful for in these challenging times.
If you would like to say a special thank you to someone then here is a card for you to make! A mini ‘thank you’ card with a lovely basket spray and glittery lettering.






This Will pass cross stitch kit for Coronavirus


March 2020 ~ Our world is in crisis.
This sampler brings a message of hope while people unite in the face of hardship.
We are grateful for the bravery of all front line and essential service workers.
We are all in this together, and we will get through it.
And those staying at home need to continue to do just that to make their contribution.





2020 is a leap year and  while the tradition that a woman may propose on a leap day is rather outdated it provides a good excuse for a NEW KIT!
A turquoise arched wedding card, with everything required to create this vibrant card in turquoise and green with gold accents







Mini Wedding Sampler cross stitch kit

August 2019
A new mini wedding sampler in fresh mauve and green with accents of lemon and saffron.
The kit is great for beginners and fits an standard 6″ x 4″ frame









Blue Happy birthday card


April 2019
For spring time a new blue ‘Happy Birthday’ card in blue and green
This simple card is quick stitch and has lovely twirly lettering







March 2019
a new Primroses card to celebrate spring
a general greeting card for any occasion






Lilac Wedding sampler cross stitch

March 2019

a new lilac wedding sampler with contrasting turquoise and pink









Roses dusky pink wedding sampler cross stitch

August 2018
the Roses anniversary samplers have been so popular over the years that Lauren Turner has now adapted the design as a wedding sampler in luscious dusky pinks and mauve for current wedding colours











mini Happy New Home card cross stitch

March 2018
Two new mini cards with lovely twirly lettering

A Happy New Home card for someone who is on the move; with subtle metallic colours with antique green.
These mini cards measure 11 x 9 cms and use 16 aida, R.P. £6.95

mini Good Luck card cross stitch

The mini Good Luck card sends good wishes for any occasion and has good luck symbols of silver horseshoes and four leafed clover.
The kits have top quality materials and a beautifully clear chart with both colour and symbols, and full instructions including the how to mount the card.









Mauve Age birthday card

December 2017
Five new birthday cards with decorative initials
the kit comes with a full alphabet so it is easy to cut out and use the letter of choice
colours are     Coral  Plum  Topaz  Mauve  and Pink Fizz
the letters contain gold thread, and are enfolded by a delicate fern


100th birthday card


December 2017
A 100th birthday cross stitch card – more of us are privileged to know someone who reaches a 100th birthday these days ~ what better way to mark it than with a card to keep !
This card is in gentle mauves and blue with a twirly ‘100’ !








Rose 70th Anniversary sampler cross stitch



The Royal Platinum Anniversary is on 20th November 2017 !
Queen Elizabeth & Prince Philip celebrate an amazing 70 years of marriage.
Few are able to achieve this milestone,
so this new Rose Platinum sampler can be stitched to celebrate the Royal event ~ or your own family event

and there are two Platinum Anniversary cards in subtle mauve-pinks






Floral 70th Anniversary card cross stitch
Rose Platinum Anniversary card cross stitch




May 2017   ~ Graduation season
Graduation season is approaching – we have just celebrated for my niece, and I have designed a new Graduation card in her honour, there are 3 cards and a sampler to choose from …







Welcome Sampler

October 2016
Welcome Sampler to greet your guests on arrival at your home.
This welcome sampler would be great in your home or a Bed and Breakfast !
The sampler is a sizzling composition in warm pinks and mauves.
The whirls and swirls dance around small flower motifs to create lovely panel.



Rose Coral anniversary sampler

September 2016

This is a new range of Coral Wedding Anniversaries to celebrate 35 years of marriage. This range includes two samplers and two greeting cards for this special event. The range draws on the sensational colours of deep sea coral reefs in vibrant coral reds and pinks with contrasting turquoise.

Coral Anniversary cross stitch card
coral anniversary sampler cross stitch