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

Cross stitch chart - The Oak and the Reed

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Cross stitch chart - The Oak and the Reed - La Fontaine's Fable

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Cross stitch pattern chart - The Oak and the Reed - 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: 2013, 2034, 2039, 2041, 2302, 2332, 2350, 2443, 2445 and 2777.
With just one click you can purchase here all the embroidery threads for this pattern chart with a 10% discount.
The Oak and the Reed is in our cross stitch kit La Fontaine's Fables - Episode 4.
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The oak one day addressed the reed,
“ Nature you may accuse indeed ;
A wren for you’s a heavy load,
The softest breeze that stirs abroad,
That ruffles but the water's bed,
Compels you to hang down your head ;
While I, like some proud mountain’s brow,
Not only stop the solar ray,
But brave the blasts that round me play :
Loud rowing storms to you, to me like zephyrs blow.
Now, did you spring within the shade I throw,
Were you beneath my sheltering foliage found,
You would not suffer from the north unkind ;
I could defend you from the tempests round ;
But ye are seldom, save in marshy ground,
Upon the borders of the realms of wind.
Nature to you I really think unjust.”
“ Your pity,” answered him the reed, “ I trust
From goodness springs, but pray that pity spare ;
The winds that trees and mountains tear
Alarm not me—unbroken still I bend.
You hitherto, ’tic true, unshaken bear
Their mighty blasts—but wait the end.”
Just as he spoke,
A tempest from the far horizon broke ;
Ne’er from the bowels of the north,
Till then, came such a son of fury forth ;
The oak stood fast ; the reed bowed down again.
The winds then bursting with redoubled roar,
Up by the roots the boasting giant tore,
Whose cloud-capped head so proud did reign,
Whose feet sank down to death's domain.
Jean de La Fontaine - The Oak and the Reed
La Fontaine's museum in Château-Thierry.
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J’aime bien le côté un peu désuet des dessins de ces grilles. Elles sont à un bon format assez grand et le papier est de bonne qualité. Leur présentation dans des enveloppes cartonnées décorées de motifs colorés, est très joli.

Katherine D. published the 12/05/2022 following an order made on 08/05/2022

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Très beau motif

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