Childhood Silhouettes

approx. finished size: 7-1/4"x7-1/2"; stitch count: 99 w x 99 h


  • 17”x17” Forget-Me-Not Blue 28-count Jobelan (Wichelt Imports, Inc.)
  • 6-strand Embroidery Floss (DMC)
  • 1/2 yd. Black Cotton Fabric

Stitch Types

Backstitch : 1 strand for children/2 strands for everything else
Cross-stitch : 2 strands
French Knot : 2 strands wrapped two times
Petite Cross-stitch : 2 strands


  • 1. Stitch design centered on fabric over two threads. (Note: Petite Cross-stitch should be stitched in direction of symbols.)
  • 2. Finish by adding half-triangles to the four corners for a wall hanging.

by Jo Gatenby for X's & Oh's

Pattern - Childhood Silhouettes


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