I have to admit this has been finished and ready to post for a few days. Sorry :(
I've had to wait for enough time to post, add a link to my Free Patterns page, and upload the file to Google Docs. All of that actually only takes a few moments but even that has been difficult to come by lately. I've heard people speak of "lazy Summer afternoons". I, myself, have yet to experience one. No matter what the temperature my children never slow down, I just lack the energy to keep up with them.
Enough excuses, I've made you wait long enough. This is simply my interpretation of the swan motif commonly found in antique Dutch samplers. This was just a small piece of linen in my scrap basket, I'd received it as part of a swap package, but I can't remember from whom. I wanted a design that could be stitched entirely in off-white thread. I love the contrast of light colored thread against a dark linen background.
If you would like to download the pattern simply visit my Free Patterns page, scroll all the way to the bottom and click on the link under the photo of the pattern finish. As always, if you have any trouble, just e-mail me and I will be happy to send you the PDF pattern as an e-mail attachment.
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