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EmbroiderySampler

Samantha's Embroidery Sampler.

Samantha's Embroidery Sampler was a a Historical Character Craft Kit introduced to Samantha's Collection in 1991 and retired in 1996. Retail cost was $15.

The kit contains enough to make an embroidered child-sized decorative pillow.

Sampler Cloth

Pre-printed linen cloth with lines/marks for embroidering. Text:

ACTIONS
SPEAK LOUDER
THAN WORDS

Border of a blue zig-zag line, and pink flowers in corners (and flanking the word "Actions")

Backing Cloth

White backing linen cloth.

Embroidery Hoop

Wooden embroidery hoop.

Embroidery Thread

Four hanks of J&P Coats cotton six-strand embroidery thread:

  • pink (65/DMC ???)
  • dark pink (598/ DMC 603)
  • blue (???/DMC's 813)
  • green (603/DMC 987)

Needles

Two silver embroidery needles and standard sewing needle. Come inside wooden case.

Needle Case

Wooden needle storage case.

Thimble

White porcelain thimble with the Pleasant Company logo. Later versions had a silver metal thimble.

Thread

Spool of off-white thread.

Stuffing

White polyfil stuffing.

Trivia

  • Samantha's embroidery project is actually a significant item mentioned in Meet Samantha.
  • The Embroidery Sampler is the only craft project of its kind (as in, not included in a birthday collection) that has been explicitly mentioned in any character's story.

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