This design is based on old samplers from the northern part of Holland, Friesland. Typical for this area are samplers with a number of alphabets. Also the letters are decorated quite a lot. The letter A has a very typical form and is known as the Friesian A.
Stitch count is 164W x 184H. The model was stiched on 32 count Glenshee linen using Needlepoint silks, Gentle Art Simply Shaker Sampler threads and Olde Willow threads. DMC equivalents are given for the Needlepoint thrreads. Instructions are given for the special stitches.