Sajou La Fontaines' Fable cross stitch chart - The Cicada and the Ant embroidered in full colour

Cross stitch chart - The Cicada and the Ant

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Cross stitch chart - The Cicada and the Ant - La Fontaine's Fable


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Cross stitch pattern chart - The Cicada t and the Ant - La Fontaine's Fable

Pattern to embroider in cross stitch or in petit point.
Each of the patterns in this series dedicated to La Fontaines' fables contains on one side a version of the motif in colour and on the other side, the same motif in unicolour. Our patterns are all printed on large format paper (29,7 x 42) and are very easy to follow.
Size of this motif: 90 x 90 points.
Presented in pretty printed folders, the colours vary according to our stocks.
Thread and fabric not supplied.
When using 12 count embroidery linen and sewing over 2 threads, the finished piece will measure 15cm each side.
Sewing over 2 threads using 16 count linen, your piece will measure 11.3cm each side.
Sewing over 5.5 count Aida, your piece will measure 16.5cm each side. Don’t forget to leave a border around your embroidery.
For the multicolour version, 13 colours of our our Retors du Nord embroidery thread: are needed: 2004, 2005, 2009, 2034, 2039, 2041, 2221, 2302, 2317, 2332, 2350, 2409 and 2443.
With just one click you can purchase here all the embroidery threads for this pattern chart with a 10% discount.
The Cicada and the Ant is in our cross stitch kit La Fontaine's Fables - Episode 1.
Special letter tariff for this product.
Attention: the letter tariff is only applicable for certain products up to 250g total weight.
The gay cicada, full of song
All the sunny season long,
Was unprovided and brought low,
When the north wind began to blow ;
Had not a scrap of worm or fly,
Hunger and want began to cry ;
Never was creature more perplexed.
She called upon her neighbour ant,
And humbly prayed her just to grant
Some grain till August next ;
“I'll pay, ” she said, “what ye invest,
Both principal and interest,
Honour of insects –and that's tender.
” The ant, however, is no lender ;
That is her least defective side ;
“But, hark ye, pray, Miss Borrower, ” she cried,
“What were ye doing in fine weather ? ”
“ Singing . . . nay,! look not thus askance,
To every comer day and night together. ”
“ Singing ! I'm glad of that ; why now then dance. ”
Jean de La Fontaine - The Cicada and the Ant
La Fontaine's museum in Château-Thierry.
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Reviews about this product

Based on 6 reviews

  • 5

    Excellent welcome, quick answers, quality products and charming presentation. (Translated review)

  • 5

    I like the old-fashioned design of these grids. They're a good size, and the paper is of good quality. Their presentation in cardboard envelopes decorated with colorful motifs is very pretty. (Translated review)

  • 5

    Beautiful pattern (Translated review)

  • 5

    Very good (Translated review)

  • 5

    perfect (Translated review)

  • 5

    These cards are absolutely amazing! The print quality is so good, you really get what you pay for! And this Cicada and this Ant, we've been waiting for them for a long time. (Translated review)

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