Alphabet samplers have long been a staple in the needlecraft world. Dipping and rising in popularity over the centuries it is now on the up again.
With the rise of new designers, there has been a wealth of contemporary alphabet samplers gracing the market. With that, the demand for traditional alphabet samplers has also increased.
Here are some of our favourite alphabet samplers available on SewandSo today.
This alphabet sampler afghan would be a wonderful gift to give a newborn baby. This educational blanket, designed by Lucie Heaton would be treasured forever by any child lucky enough to receive one as a gift.
This alphabet sampler from Bothy Threads depicts letters being held up on a washing line with baby toys and clothes all around. This would be a wonderful gift for a newborn and would be hung proudly in the nursery.
These two charts, designed by Lucie Heaton, features sweet and playful dinosaurs and elephants for each letter of the alphabet.
This exceptional cross stitch sampler by Barbara Ana comes in a most beautiful colour range. The sampler features a couple, in period costumes, riding towards each other. In the centre, a bird perches in a tree holding a large flower.
The Ye Old Crow Sampler chart from Heart in Hand has a spooky Halloween feel and would make a lovely cushion cover. This sampler depicts the letters of the alphabet surrounding a black crow sitting on a pumpkin.
This incredible Dutch-style sampler perfectly exemplifies Julia Line of Long Dog Samplers’ amazing design style. Whether you choose to stitch it all in black or another single colour, or you go wild with your own colourful threads, we know you will love seeing this intricate design as it builds.
This cute animals ABC kit from Design Works is one of my favourites. The educational sampler features adorable little animals next to letters. Children will be able to learn the letters in the alphabet as well as the animals that go with them with this sampler.
This single project download is excerpted from Simply Redwork by Mandy Shaw. All embroidery books need to include an alphabet so you can personalize your work but why stick them at the back of the book? They deserve some glory of their own, so Mandy Shaw has used hers to create a sampler alphabet hanging – simple and easy.