Maine Hand Painted Needlepoint Canvas

Where would our love of blueberries come from if it wasn't for the great state of Maine? Vacationland awaits in our newest New England state canvas! 
WHAT'S INCLUDED:
Maine stitch painted needlepoint canvas on 13 mesh
PVC zip project bag
Size 22 Bohin tapestry needle
White needle threader (how-to guide here)
White seam ripper
Vineyard Silk Wool Threads
THREADS USED:

VS Insignia Blue #1238 (E, N, M) -- 4.5 strands used

VS Holiday Red M-1007 (A, I) -- 3 strands used

VS  Steel Grey M-1106 (N, I, A) -- 1 strand used

VS Bright White M-1109 (I) -- 1.5 strands used

VS Dark Earth M-1042 (E, M) -- 2 strands used

VS Topaz M-1050 (E) -- ½ strand used

VS Latte M-1185 (M) -- 1.5 strands used

VS Monks Robe M-1041 (E) -- 1 strand used

VS Toasted Almond M-1037 (M) -- 1 strand used

VS Straw M-1047 (E) -- ½ strand used

VS Jet Black M-1111 (M, A, I) -- 1 strand used

VS Daiquiri M-1064 (E) -- 1.5 strands used

VS Custard M-1164 (I) -- ½ strand used

VS Foliage #1067 (N) -- 2 strands used

VS Harvest Pumpkin #1032 (E) -- 1 strand used

Background thread 6 rows around each side: almost 2 skeins
We used Vineyard Silk Merino, Color: Bright White M-1109
 
STITCH RECOMMENDED:
Basic tent stitch (Basketweave) used on all letters and background

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