Turtle Birthday Wishes Cross-Stitch Greeting Card

size: 2-3/4"x4-3/4" (on 14-count perforated paper); stitch count: 36 w x 63 h


  • 14-count perforated paper
  • DMC 6-strand Embroidery Floss
  • Blank card (with 3"x5" opening)

Stitch Types

Backstitch : varies
Cross-stitch : 3 strands
French Knot : 2 strands (wrapped two times)

Basic Supplies

needle, scissors


  • Note
  • 1. Stitching on perforated paper is as easy as stitching on Aida. Unless designs are over two holes, it is not possible to stitch designs with quarter stitches; however, backstitching is easy. The special perforated paper for stitching is durable but keeps stitches at an even tension which avoids distorting the holes.
  • Turtle Birthday Wishes
  • 1. Stitch design centered on perforated paper.
  • 2. Backstitch as follows: DMC 898 - (1X) turtle; DMC 898 - (2X) words.

by Jo Gatenby for X's and Oh's

Pattern - Turtle Birthday Wishes Cross-stitch Greeting Card


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