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New postage rates: Due to the large number of delayed items recently, coupled with the impending postal strike, we have taken the painful decision to send all orders over £25 (and all parcels) as Tracked. This is currently Tracked 48, but will become Tracked 24 sometime next week. This has resulted in a small increase to shipping costs over £25 with the free band now starting at £50. 

Plum Street Samplers - A New Constellation

Plum Street Samplers - A New Constellation
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"This design is my telling of the story of America's most famous seamstress, Elizabeth Griscom, also known as Betsy Ross. At the top of the sampler is the declaration made by the Continental Congress when they adopted the flag on June 14, 1777.

This sampler features Quaker elements, as Betsy's family were members of the Society of Friends. It also portrays Betsy's marriage to John Ross in 1773, their attendance at Christ Church (where George Washington also attended), her meeting with the "Secret Committee" in 1776, and her second marriage in 1782 to sea captain Joseph Ashburn (whose ship was captured by the British). It also depicts her third marriage, to John Claypool; John worked at the US Customs House in Philadelphia, and their wedding date is stitched over the Liberty Bell. The headstone in the last block on the right side of the sampler features her initials and the year of her passing.

This sampler is a companion piece to Heritage Sampler, released in 2017. " - Paulette Stewart

Stitch count: 168w x 185h

Fabric used: 36 ct. Oaken by Picture This Plus

Threads used: Classic Colorworks in Black Coffee, Cinnamon Toast, Green Onion, Antique Lace, Blue Corn, Petite Maison, Hickory Stocks, Used Brick, and Jakey Brown.

Weeks Dye Works in Oscar, Grapevine, and Crimson.

DMC in 221, 224, 640, 645, 647, 830, 832, 931, and 3371.

Our ref:  PSS-0218
Brand:  Plum Street Samplers
Theme:  Americana

Spring 2022: we will be shipping Monday, Wednesday and Friday. The order cutoff is 12pm.

Due to a large number of delayed items, we are now shipping all orders over £25 as Tracked 24/48.

We expect to resume daily shipments by Autumn 2022.

The vast majority of our orders are arriving on time, however, please allow 3 weeks for domestic orders and 6 weeks for international, due to ongoing delays due to Covid.

Please see our Shipping And Delivery page for full details and costs.

 

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