Stitch Across Time

Stitch Across Time - where to begin.

Antique & vintage cross stitch samplers have been preserved across time & gathered into collections all over the world. Here is my guide to some of my favourite antique cross stitch samplers available for you to purchase on Etsy today. Beautiful and rare authentic historical samplers are very collectable antiques carrying traces of time and can be seen in my Antique Historical Sampler Guide.

Many historical cross stitch samplers have been lovingly recreated as reproduction patterns and kits for you to 'stitch across time' and connect directly to the past today and create your own beautiful heirloom samplers. My Historical Sampler Guide will introduce you to some of my favourites available on Etsy for you to choose to recreate today. Or you can use the link below to visit my store to purchase my first reproduction sampler. 

There are also of course lots of new modern cross stitch designs that encorporate all the old stitches in new exciting patterns. there are so many wonderful, vibrant patterns for you to choose from. Taking old ideas and making them new is perhaps my favourite way to 'stitch across time'. I have gathered some of my favourites in my Modern Cross Stitch Sampler Guide.

When you have choosen your patttern it is time to choose your floss or silk. My Floss & Silk Thread Shopping Guide is a guide to some popular floss and thread creaters on Etsy and their beautiful threads for stitching cross stitch or embroidery designs. 

There are so many lovely samplers & stitching resources on offer that it's not possible to list all of them here for you, but by visiting these stores they will lead you to much more to enjoy discovering, exploring and collecting.   

The items listed in these guides are often one of a kind and will of course sell over time. If an item is no longer available visit the shop links to see what other items they have on offer or visit the Latch Farm Studio Collection link as a starting point. 

VISIT the Latch Farm Studio favourite collections on Etsy using this link.

Antique Historical Samplers  Guide
Historical Samplers  Guide
Modern Cross Stitch Samplers  Guide
Floss & Silk Thread Shopping Guide  at Latch Farm Studios

New for 2024 - Seasons Designs

‘Stitch Across Time’ – from Latch Farm Studios

Reproducing historical sampler stitches and motifs in new modern patterns for you to stitch today. 

We are delighted to announce our latest charts are available in the shop to buy as PDF - instant downloads - pattern keeper compatible - each with 2 bookmark designs included.

Featuring one of my favourite animals we see here in our fields, 'mad March hares' and beautiful spring flowers or buzzing bees and summer flowers.

Seasons Spring

Seasons Summer

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Francis Sweetlove 28/2/1827

‘Stitch Across Time’ – from Latch Farm Studios

Reproducing antique samplers and designs for you to stitch today. 

We are delighted to announce our first reproduction chart is available in the shop to buy as a PDF - instant download.

Frances Sweetlove - 28th February 1827, Maidstone Kent

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Frances Sweetlove 1827