Sajou La Fontaines' Fable cross stitch chart - The Town Rat and the Country Rat  embroidered in full colour

Cross stitch chart - Town Rat & Country Rat

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Cross stitch chart - The Town Rat and the Country Rat - La Fontaine's Fable


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Cross stitch pattern chart - The Town Rat and the Country Rat - 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, 10 colours of our our Retors du Nord embroidery thread: are needed: 2005, 2009, 2033, 2034, 2039, 2317, 2332, 2409, 2445 and 2570.
With just one click you can purchase here all the embroidery threads for this pattern chart with a 10% discount.
The Town Rat and the Country Rat is in our cross stitch kit La Fontaine's Fables - Episode 2.
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A city rat upon a day,
Invited from his curds
A country rat, in courteous way,
To pick the bones of birds.
The cloth on Turkey-carpet spread
With sundry odds and ends ;
I think it need not here be said,
How happy were these friends !
It was a most genteel repast,
Where Plenty held her reign,
But ah ! a noise their mirth o'ercast,
As they were in the vein.
Hard at the door that noise was heard,
The town rat ran away,
The rustic also something stirred
Advising not to stay.

The noise was hushed, the town rat grew
Bold, and brought back his guest.
“ Come ”said the cit, inspired anew,
Let's now eat up the rest. ”

“ I've quite enough, ” the rustic cried,
“ To-morrow dine with me ;
Not that I feast in regal pride,
Or e'er such dainties see ;

“ But at my leasure still I eat,
There’s nought to damp my cheer ;
Away with fests, however great,
That may be spoiled by fear. ”
Jean de La Fontaine - The Town Rat and the Country Rat
La Fontaine's museum in Château-Thierry.
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Reviews about this product

Based on 2 reviews

  • 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

    Great, I've already embroidered several! Thanks to Frédérique Crestin-Billet for adding these new designs. A real pleasure to embroider. (Translated review)

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