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Victorian alphabet sampler worked in sepia tones is bordered in scrollwork and has a cottage nestled among trees at the top.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1992 (v.70#12) pg. 57, 65

Adaptation of an 1857 cross-stitch sampler features the alphabet and a zigzag floral border.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Sep 1993 (v.71#9) pg. 62, 80

Falling leaves cross-stitch sampler (13"x18") features a stylized house flanked by bare trees, squirrels, acorns, a border of colorful leaves, the alphabet and the numbers zero through 9.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Oct 1994 (v.72#10) pg. 118, 122

A time for all seasons. Sampler to cross-stitch on the top of a preprinted linen calendar. Includes the alphabet in both upper and lower case, days of the week, months of the year, the four seasons (and apple trees for each season) a house motif, He Made the Times and the Seasons motto, all inside a floral border.
CRAFTS Jan 1991 (v.14#1) pg. 26, 43

Apple sampler set. (1) Cross stitch sampler features the alphabet, numbers, and various apple motifs. (2) Cross stitch sachet bag features apple motifs. (3) Cross stitch band to decorate a basket features a house flanked with apple trees.
CRAFTS Sep 1994 (v.17#9) pg. 20, 51

Shaker sampler to embroider in cross-stitch. Includes the tree of life motif, letters of the alphabet, numerals 1 through 11 and the verse "Hear and learn to be silent, be silent and learn to understand, understand and learn to remember."
EARLY AMERICAN LIFE Aug 1991 (v.22#4) pg. 68

The Ann Harrod sampler, a reproduction of one stitched in 1778, is worked in cross-stitch. It includes the alphabet, numbers from 1-10, and the poem "With letters red and numbers blue, my needle flies from hue to hue" inside a fancy border.
EARLY AMERICAN LIFE Feb 1993 (v.24#1) pg. 60

Russian-theme cross-stitched sampler (10"x11") features the Cyrillic alphabet, Saint Basil's Cathedral, Moscow circus figures, Siberian sleigh, etc.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Oct 1990 (v.35#5) pg. 63, 95
Correction McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Feb 1991 (v.36#1) pg. 38