Rose Ada Featherstone 1894

A limited edition sampler exclusively for Hobby House Needleworks
from the design studios of Hands Across the Sea Samplers


We are thrilled and honored to partner with Nicola Parkman of Hands Across the Sea Samplers to offer you this stunning, limited edition reproduction sampler pattern. Rose Ada Featherstone features a sturdy granite house with ships, cherubs, flowers, butterflies, peacocks, fruit-bearing trees, a strawberry border and even a unicorn!

You can purchase the pattern, floss packs, and/or fabric for this beautiful design exclusively through Hobby House Needleworks. We are offering several options for each:

Available Floss Packs:

  • AVAS 100.3
  • AVAS Soie d'Alger
  • Over-Dyed Cotton
  • DMC

Due to supply issues, some colors may need to be substituted.

Available Fabric:

  • Seraphim Linen - Antique Lace - 32 ct, 36 ct, 40 ct, and 46 ct
  • Legacy Linen - 30 ct Pecan Shortbread; 37 ct Corkscrew Willow, and 45 ct Woven Sedge
  • Zweigart Aida - 16 ct Platinum

Shown on the left is Antique Lace with AVAS 100.3, and on the right, Antique Lace with AVAS Soie d'Alger.

Rose Ada Featherstone can be ordered here.

IMPORTANT SHIPPING INFORMATION: We will begin shipping at the end of October in the order that purchases were made. We anticipate orders continuing to ship through December.

We are offering a free Rose Ada notepad to all customers who purchase a complete kit including any choice of floss pack and fabric.

If a full kit (pattern, floss and fabric) is ordered by September 30, you will receive a 10% discount. This refund will applied to your form of payment within seven days.

Jane Elizabeth Milner 1876

Included in the Rose Ada Featherstone chart is the bonus chart of Jane Elizabeth Milner 1876. We are offering a variety of supplies for this sweet little sampler as well:

Available Floss Packs:

  • AVAS 100.3
  • AVAS Soie d'Alger
  • Appletons Crewel Yarn
  • DMC

Available Fabric:

  • Legacy Linen - 30 ct Swan Feather, 37 ct Aesthetic White, and 45 ct Jersey Cream
  • Zweigart Aida - 16 ct White

Shown on the left is Jersey Cream with AVAS 100.3, and on the right Jersey Cream with AVAS Soie d'Alger.

Jane Elizabeth Milner can be ordered here.

When ordering supplies, please keep in mind that the AVAS 100.3 works best with linen that is 40 ct and higher, and the Appletons Crewel Yarn is recommended for the 30 ct Swan Feather Linen only. 

We will begin shipping supplies to customers at the end of October. Last but not least, if you want to purchase stitching supplies from us for other projects, we urge you to place a second separate order so those supplies are not delayed!