This saying is from an American motto. The sentiment is still as true today as it was in the 1880's when the original piece was stitched. The design is charted to be stitched on perforated paper, as the original piece was, or on fabric.
cream 14 ct perforated paper 12"x22" OR 12"x21" 14 ct Aida or 28 ct Cashel Linen in Vintage Country Cream from Zweigart
DMC embroidery floss:
310 (paper or fabric)
115 (fabric alternative for Wildflowers)
4045 (paper, or fabric alternate for Wildflowers)
Please note that pattern instructions that come with a kit will include instructions, threads, fabric, etc, ONLY for that specific kit item, and the instructions may not contain all of the options that are included if you separately buy just the chart of this title.