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Lavender & Lace Counted Cross Stitch Charts and Patterns

Lavender & Lace

Cross stitch designer, Marilyn Leavitt-Imblum, is known to needle workers worldwide and renowned especially for her intricate Victorian Angel Designs. Many patterns include alternate skin and hair color choices.

Colors are represented as well as possible. Due to computer monitor variations,
it is impossible to show exact color matches.

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Angel Of Dreams
This flaxen-haired beauty shines softly in a delicate, patterned gown trimmed in layers of pale blue chiffon and gilt-edged gossamer. The ethereal serenity of this angel will transport you to a special world where dreams are made and love abounds.
Fabric: 32-count Blue Spruce linen from Zweigart, Stitched 2 over 2
Stitch count: 177W x 220H
Design area: 11 1/4" x 13 3/4"
DMC floss: white (3), ecru, 352, 356, 420, 422, 642, 644, 647, 648, 677, 732, 733, 822, 869, 950, 951, 3072, 3325, 3756, 3773, 3828, 3841, 3865
Specialty Items:
Rainbow Gallery: Petite Treasure Braids PB01-(2), PB02, PB27
Mill Hill beads: 00557, 03021, 05557
$16.00
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Angel Of Healing
Standing tall, facing forward with her arms outstretched, you notice her lacy halo made of gold and accented with a small red heart symbolizing her love and the healing blood of life. She has long blonde hair and a bodice worked in pale golds and whites and her gown is detailed with jewel-like patterns down the front. She has a soft blue shawl and her gown twists into the few ribbons of her colorful wing-like sides.
Fabric: 32-count blue linen
Stitch count: 180W x 319H
Design area: 11 1/4" x 20"
DMC floss: 159, 160, 161, 165, 166, 321, 356, 434, 498, 580, 581, 632, 676, 677, 725, 726, 727, 729, 758, 801, 814, 822, 839, 898, 950, 972, 3078 (2), 3371, 3753, 3756, 3770, 3772, 3773, 3774, 3778, 3819, 3829, 3830, B5200 (4), ecru, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011,
Specialty Items:
Rainbow Gallery: Petite Treasure Braids PB01 (3), PB03, PB26, PB30
Mill Hill beads: 00275, 00557, 03021, 01007, 40557-(2)
( ) indicates number needed
$16.00
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Angel Of Morning
The designer was 80% finished with this design when the towers fell on 9-11-01 and then rushed to finish her. She is searching into the heavens for an answer. Her face searches the morning light for relief from her darkness. Her golden wings tipped with the white of morning light and her bluest gown trailing into the night. Her hands uplifted, one hand is empty and open and her right is full receiving the light. A tribute to all our fallen heroes.
Fabric: 32-count Blue Spruce Linen (2 over 2) from Zweigart. The design should not be stitched on Aida.
Stitch count: 180 x 258
Design area: 11 1/4" x 16 1/4"
DMC floss: 340, 341, 407, 433, 434, 435, 632, 644, 646, 745, 746, 801, 823, 898, 930, 931, 932, 938, 939, 950, 975, 976, 977, 3011, 3012, 3013, 3021, 3047, 3371, 3747, 3750, 3752, 3753, 3756, 3770, 3772, 3773, 3774, 3826, 3827, 3855, B5200
Specialty Items:
Needlepaints: 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011-(2)
Mill Hill beads: 40479, 42011, 0557
Rainbow Gallery Petite Treasure: PB01, PB03, PB11
$12.00
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Celtic Autumn
Intricate celtic motifs worked in the colors of autumn and with a variety of coordinating beads form the frame which stands behind this elegant emissary of autumn. Her hair is sun kissed with honey highlights and adorned with flowers. Metallics rise from the hem of her dress, reaching pools of purple, lavender, and gold.
Fabric: Stitched on 28 count (2 over 2) Taupe Linen from Zweigart
Stitch count: 157W x 238H
Design area: 11 1/4" x 17"
DMC floss: ecru, 300, 301, 356, 400, 402, 644, 754, 758, 780, 781, 783, 822, 829, 830, 831, 832, 833, 834, 924, 926, 948, 3371, 3768, 3776, 3820, 3822, 3823, B5200
Specialty Items:
Needlepaints: 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006
Rainbow Gallery: Petite Treasure Braids PB01 (4 cards)
Mill Hill beads: 00557, 02009, 02034, 02093, 03024
$16.00
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Celtic Christmas
A lady in a flowing gold brocaded red gown carries a wreath of candles. She is framed by a holiday sampler accented with beads. This design was done after seeing a Loreena McKennitt concert.
Fabric: 28 count Dusty Green Linen (2 over 2) from Wichelt or 28 count Natural Cashel (2 over 2) from Zweigart.
Stitch count: 159 x 238
Design area: 11 1/3" x 17"
DMC floss: 321 (2), 356, 433, 434, 435, 469, 498 (2), 754, 758, 780, 781, 783, 801, 814 (2), 815 (3), 898, 934 (2), 936, 948, 3371, 3820, 3822, 3823, 814 + 3371, 284Z
Specialty Items:
Mill Hill beads: 00557 (468), 02011 (35), 03003 (378), 62020 (369)
( ) indicates number needed.
$14.00
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Celtic Spring
This will make a facing pair to "Celtic Christmas". The word "Spring" adorns the top with matching beaded sections as on the Christmas design. The Celtic lady has blonde hair and carries roses instead of candles. Her gown is regal lavender with twilight blues and stars in her train. Yellow roses are in the geometric sections as well. She sparkles with the magic of spring.
Fabric: Stitched on Willow Green Linen from Zweigart
Stitch count: 156 x 239
Design area: 11" x 17"
DMC floss: 208, 209, 210, 211, 327, 333, 340, 341, 356, 434, 550, 676, 677, 729, 746, 754, 758, 780, 781, 783, 791, 801, 823 (2), 936, 948, 3051, 3052, 3746, 3747, 3820, 3822, 3823, 3829
Specialty Items:
PB01 Petite Treasure Braid (4)
Mill Hill Beads: 557, 3012, 3025, 3054, 62037
( ) indicates number needed.
$14.00
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Celtic Summer
Intricate celtic motifs worked in summer shades and accented with matching beads form the frame which stands behind this elegant emissary of summer. Her hair, sun kissed with honey highlights, is adorned with bright flowers picked from her summer meadow and carried home in a carefully woven basket. Metallics, formed at the hem of her dress, swirl upward meeting shades of lavender and green. Just as the summer months bring warmer weather, her grace carries a sense of peace and serenity that calms the spirit and warms the heart.
Fabric: 28-count Summer Khaki Cashel linen from Zweigart.
Stitch count: 157W x 238H
Design area: 11 1/4" x 17"
DMC floss: 356, 420, 731, 754, 758, 780, 781, 783, 869, 898, 934, 936, 938, 948, 3371, 3820, 3822, 3823, 3828,
Specialty Items:
Needlepaints: 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2101, 2102, 2103, 2104, 2105, 2106
Rainbow Gallery: Petite Treasure Braids PB03 (4)
Mill Hill beads: 00561, 02053, 03039, 03062, 62042
( ) indicates number needed
$16.00
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Celtic Winter
This elegant lady is graceful as a winter landscape after a gentle snowfall. Her dark hair reminds us of the winter night sky. She wears snowy velvet trimmed in gold and holds a downy muff. Sparkling snowflakes and icy blue motifs of metallics and beads surround her. She's a beautiful representation of the magical season of winter and wonderfully complements the other Celtic season designs.
Stitch count
159W x 238H
Design area
11 1/4" x 17"
DMC floss: 168, 169, 317, 356, 413, 754, 758, 780, 782, 783, 801, 869, 898, 902, 930, 931, 932, 938, 948, 3371, 3750, 3756 (2), 3820, 3822, 3823, B5200 (2)
Rainbow Gallery:
gold Petite Treasure Braid PB01 (4 cards),
white Wisper W88
Mill Hill beads:
00557 (gold), 03021 (white pearl), 10036 (gold Magnifica) - 42011 or 02011 are less sparkly substitutes, 62012 (frosted royal plum)
$16.00
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Dance of the Roses
In her elegant simplicity, her heart is the heart of the rose. She will dance into your hands and remember this time of true love. The world is sweet and the rose is still a rose. Silk pink sleeves with folds of rose petals for her gown. Just enough roses to make her romantic.

Fabric
Stitched on 28 count (2 over 2) Cashel linen Summer Khaki from Zweigart or Country French linen Spring Meadow Green from Wichelt (#92-240).
Stitch count
173W x 240H
Design area
12 1/2" x 17 1/4"
DMC floss
151, 159, 160, 161, 422 (2), 434, 676 (2), 677 (2), 729, 746 (3), 801, 819, 3350, 3362, 3363, 3364, 3731, 3733, 3828, 3829
Splendor Designer Collection from Rainbow Gallery (on one card as #SC1)
S974, S1083, S1084, S1085, S1098, S1131
( ) indicates number of skeins when more than one
$16.00
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Evangeline
Evangeline was inspired by the survivors of Hurricane Katrina. Their perseverance in the face of extreme hardship is symbolized by this beautiful Cajun woman standing in defiance of the gathering wind.
Fabric
Stitched on 32 count (2 over 2) Tobacco Linen from Zweigart
Stitch count
155W x 227H
Design area
9 3/4" x 14 1/4"
DMC floss
166, 300, 321, 356, 433, 434, 435, 436, 498, 581, 666, 775, 798, 814, 815, 938, 945, 3032, 3033, 3325, 3346, 3371, 3755, 3770, 3771, 3778, 3781, 3782, 3790, 3820, 3821, 3822, 3841, 3852
Needlepaints
2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006 (2 skeins)
Splendor Designer Collection from Rainbow Gallery
S974, S1084, S1085, S1098
$16.00
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In The Arms Of An Angel
This long awaited design is an angel with an infant in her arms, the image of nurturing comfort and deepest inner peace. Her gown, with hidden roses, is a collection of vivid brocades providing the stitcher with smaller areas of intricate challenge. Directions are included to stitch her without wings. A replacement part of the back of her gown is included. It has the optional one over one skin areas which gives the realistic quality to the finished piece.
Fabric: 32 count Willow Green Belfast Linen (2 over 2) #3609/346/55 from Zweigart
Stitch count: 124 x 220
Design area: 7 3/4" x 13 3/4"
DMC floss: 221, 321, 341, 434, 436, 469, 470, 471, 597, 598, 745, 746, 747, 780, 781, 783, 791, 792, 793, 801, 815, 936, 950, 958, 959, 964, 991, 3032, 3033, 3064, 3348, 3371, 3722, 3747, 3770, 3772, 3773, 3782, 3807, 3809, 3810, 3811, 3812, 3820, 3822, B5200, ecru
Specialty Items:
Mill Hill Beads: 40479 (140), 40557 (321), 42017 (157),
Braid from Kreinik Manufacturing: 150V #4 braid, 002HL #4 braid (3)
( ) indicates number needed.
$14.00
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Isabella's Garden
Fabric
Stitched 2 over 2 on 32 count hand-dyed linen Copper Penny from Wichelt.

Stitch count
138W x 154H

Design area
8 3/4" x 9 3/4"
$14.00
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Quiltmaker $14.00
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Secret Santa
Fabric: 28-count Dirty Linen (2 over 2) from Zweigart.
Stitch count: 177 x 225
Design area: 12 3/4" x 16 1/4"
DMC floss: 321, 433, 435, 498, 814 (2), 815, 898, 931, 932, 948, 3023, 3033, 3064, 3371, 3752, 3753, 3772, 3779, 3782, B5200
Specialty Items:
Needlepaints: 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2101, 2102, 2103, 2105, 2106 (2)
Rainbow Gallery: Petite Treasure Braids PB01 (3), PB03 (2), Wisper W88
Kreinik #8 Braids: 203, 307 (2), 326
Mill Hill beads: 02011, 02063
( ) indicates number needed
$16.00
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World Peace Angel
Gorgeous floating fabrics of patterned silk and gold clusters. These represent the different nations of the world joined together. She is seated in front of an actual image from space of our planet earth. Her vision is calm and direct as she implores the viewer to reflect on such a dream.
Fabric: 32 count (2 over 2) Confederate Grey Linen from Zweigart
Stitch count: 260 X 270
Design area: 15 5/8" X 17"
DMC floss: 407, 433, 434, 500, 501, 502, 503, 504, 632, 648, 801, 814, 815, 816, 829, 830, 831, 832, 833, 834, 924, 926, 927, 928, 930, 931, 932, 938, 950, 3023, 3041, 3042, 3072, 3371, 3743, 3750, 3752, 3753, 3768, 3740, 3770, 3772, 3773, 3774, 3831, 3832, 3833, B5200
Specialty Items:
Rainbow Gallery Petite Treasure Braid: PB01, PB14, PB02
Mill Hill Beads: White Pearl 40123, Small Gold 40557, Large Gold 557
$16.00
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