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Martha Smith Hayes Framed Colorart Cross Stitch Bloom 'n' Geese Animal Jca Rare For Sale
Up for sale is a completed, handcrafted cross stich.Portions of the design in printed on the fabric and areas are cross stitched to provide detail. In this piece, all the geese and cross stitched. It is 15 x 25. The cross stitch is stretched and mounted onto plywood and framed. It has a nice sage green/teal mat with a lighter accent around the center and a nice white frame. It is just charming!
On the back there is a label indicating that this was the original photo model which was used to take a photo that was then placed on the kit packages. The item number is 02593 and the title is Bloom 'N' Geese
I did locate some kits on line and here is the information on this kit that I found:
Also included in the listing is a picture of the kit for that item.
This is a Needle Treasures countless cross stitch kit called “Bloom 'N' Geese” by Martha Smith Hayes (Kit No. 02593).
Portions of the design printed in full color on 14-count Aida
100% cotton floss
Complete directions and stitch instructions
Frame size without mat: 20" x 10".
Frame size with mat as shown: 24" x 14".
The picture was a model to a needpoint kit which would have been on display in a store to show the prospective buyers how the item will look when finished. It was covered in plastic when displayed to protect the picture and still is. I was able to acquire quite a few of the completed embroidery produced by this company. See my other listings.
I learned recently that the name on many of these finished pieces identified the company as JCA Inc. with an address in Massachusettes. They evidently ceased operations and will not be making/distributing anymore needlecraft kits. These finished piece from kits are already hard to find and will only be offered occasionally perhaps on the internet. Per the JCA website:
"Due to the death of our owner, Alan S. Getz, JCA, Inc. has ceased operations indefinitely.
We would like to thank our loyal customers who have supported JCA for over 50 years.
JCA manufactures premium needlecraft products and distributes fine knitting yarns. We are an amalgamation of three companies-Paternayan Brothers (started in 1939), Elsa Williams (started in 1960) and Reynolds Yarns (also started in 1960)." picture and still is.
Payment with paypal within 3 days of sale.
Will ship within buiness day to US addresses only.
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Martha Smith Hayes Framed Colorart Cross Stitch Bloom 'n' Geese Animal Jca Rare: $55