Nelly Custis, granddaughter of George and Martha Washington, was an accomplished needleworker. Examples of her work are displayed thoughout the Woodlawn mansion. This is an adaptation of the piece she was working on at the time of her death. Her rose garden was another favorite pasttime. Combining her love of roses and stitching into this elegant piece promises an heirloom quality historic item.
Finished size: 11" by 11" on 14 count Charles Craft fabric. Kit includes Charles Craft material, DMC floss, needle, chart, instructions, and color photograph of finished project. Designed by Barbara Bangser for The Posy Collection.
To order this kit: 1. Call 703-780-4000, extension 27. 2. Ask for the Nelly Custis Rose Wreath Counted Cross Stitch Kit SKU 1155.
In 1951, Woodlawn became the National Trust's first historic site. This impressive brick mansion is situated on a hill overlooking Mount Vernon and the Potomac River. Originally part of the Mount Vernon estate, the house was built on land given by George Washington to his foster daughter and nephew as a wedding gift. Nelly Custis and husband Lawrence Lewis created a home for lavish entertaining.
Finished size 6" by 6" on 14 count Charles Craft fabric. Kit includes material, DMC floss, needle, instructions, and color photograph of finished project. Designed by Barbara Bangser for The Posy Collection.
Order by phone: 1. Call 703-780-4000 ext. 27. 2. Ask for the Woodlawn Counted Cross Stitch Kit SKU1156.