St Brigid's Blessing Sampler Cross Stitch Pattern

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 St Brigid's Blessing Sampler - Cross Stitch Pattern.

Designed in the USA by David Jackson of Claddagh Cross Stitch.

The stitch count is 74 x 74.

Design size is 5.25" x 5.25".

The design features full & partial cross stitches & backstitch.

Detailed instructions are also given on now to make the tiny Brigid crosses scattered around the design - basically it's a full cross stitch with each leg of the cross added in backstitch

Please note this is the pattern ONLY - no fabric, flosses, frames or finishing items provided.

Please do not share with others as this is a violation of USA copyright.

Any problems please contact me so I can help you.

Story behind the design

St Brigid is one of 3 traditional Irish saints along with St Patrick & St Columba.
Her feast day is February 1st coinciding with the pagan festival of Imbolc - the beginning of Spring.

St Brigid converted a pagan king to Christianity on his death bed by weaving rushes lining his floor and fashioning them into The Cross of Jesus.

Irish Tradition has it that hanging a woven St Brigid's Cross on your front door will protect the house from fire.

Suggestions for finishing your stitched piece

Once you have finished stitching you could:

- frame it as a picture
- make into a mini cushion
- stuff it with pot-pourri

However you decide, you can then gift your finished item to someone of Irish heritage - give them something to treasure.

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