The Colorburst Samplers are now available as an all-in-one kit. Choose your favorite design, and we'll add it to one of our kits.
- A Colorburst sampler of your choice
- Three colors of Cotton Embroidery Floss (we'll pick three different ones for you)
- A Dropcloth Sampler pin
- An Embroidery Needle
- An Embroidery Hoop
- A Coupon for a free trial at Creativebug, where you can learn everything you need to know about how to embroider.
You will need:
- Backing Fabric (optional)
*Please note that we do not ship kits internationally.
The sampler arrives preprinted on cotton quilting fabric, ready to stitch and includes basic instructions. You provide your own threads, needles, and hoop.
PLEASE NOTE: This item is not embroidered, but ready to be embroidered by YOU. The pictures show one way to fill in the design, but you can choose whatever colors/threads you like.
What size is it?
This Sampler measures approximately 6" x 6".
What thread should I use?
We use a combination of size 8 perle cotton and/or embroidery floss.
Where can I find more embroidery help?
I'm so glad you asked! Check out my online workshops on Creativebug.
Where can I see other examples of the finished sampler?
Instagram! Check out the hashtag #dropclothsamplers for tons of beautiful examples of all our designs, stitched by people like you. I hope you'll add yours to the mix!
How should I back my sampler?
For best results, I recommend backing this fabric with a second piece of fabric (cotton or linen) before placing your fabric in the hoop. You'll get the flattest, most even stitches this way. Check out my how-to for this step on Creativebug or IGTV (@dropcloth)
What size hoops should I use?
I like a size 6—but use whatever you hoop you have on hand.
Dropcloth Samplers proudly ships in up-cycled packaging. Your order may arrive in a reused Prime envelope—but we are NOT associated with Amazon.