Well, adaptations of old samplers or straight repros... either one... they are among my favorite things to stitch. I figured I'd post two of my favorite BBDs. First up is Sarah Tobias, which I stitched on a fabulously blotchy piece of Silkweaver's 40 ct Purely Primitive linen, using the suggested threads:
I think my absolute most favorite BBD of all, though, is Birds of a Feather. Needlepoint Inc Silks are my favorite fiber to work with, I love red, I love to stitch birds... it was just a fun, enjoyable stitch. I used the suggested NPI silks on 32 ct Olde Town Blend for my Birds of a Feather:
The picture is a bit darker than in real life.
Take care, everybody! Siobhan