Cunningham Clan Tartan
The Cunningham tartan resembles the MacGregor tartan, and Cunningham was one of the names adopted by the MacGregor clan when their own name was banned by royal decree. The true origin of the Cunningham tartan is unknown because the claims of antiquity made in the Vestiarium Scoticum, 1829-1842, where the Cunningham tartan was first recorded, are unreliable.
About Your Cross Stitch Plaque
The entire pattern is stitched in full cross stitch stitches, using two strands of floss on 16-count Aida canvas. There are no half- or quarter-stitches and no backstitching. Because of the unique combination of floss and stitching, the finished cross stitch tartan appears cloth-like. The completed tartan will fit into a standard 11 x 8 1/2 inch frame, or you may choose to have this beautiful work of art and family history professionally framed.
The image above is from the first page of documentation that accompanies the pattern. It is not a picture of the final product and does not represent the cloth-like appearance you will achieve. Please refer to the samples pictured on the Home page or Product Samples page for an example of how the finished product will look. The thistles in the title area are optional.
Two delivery options are available to receive your tartan pattern. Please note that all sales are final; there are no refunds or returns.
Pattern Only – $8.00, no shipping and handling charges
This is the quickest, easiest, and least expensive delivery option. The pattern will be downloaded immediately in PDF format. Included is a fully-charted downloadable pattern, a brief history of the clan or state tartan, specific instructions for completing the project, and several reference listings for your information. With this option, you purchase your own floss and canvas. To choose this delivery option, first download the free Adobe Reader, then click the Add to Cart button:
Kit – $28.00, plus $6.00 shipping and handling
With this delivery option, you will receive, by regular mail, the tartan pattern and accompanying documentation, floss, canvas, and needle required to work on the project. The pattern and documentation are included in the kit. You may download the pattern (be sure to download Adobe Reader first) or wait for the kit, which will be mailed to you within 7-10 business days. To choose this delivery option, click the Add to Cart button:
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