True Love Blackwork
approx. finished size: 6-1/8”x6-1/8”; stitch count: 86 w x 86 h
- 13”x13” White 28-count Evenweave
- 6-strand Embroidery Floss (DMC)
- 6-strand Metallic Embroidery Floss (DMC)
- Mill Hill Glass Seed Bead (2011) (Wichelt Imports, Inc.)
Backstitch : 1 strand
Cross-stitch : 2 strands
Darning Heart Over Two : 1 strand
Double Cross-stitch Over Two : 2 strands
Eyelet Stitch Over Four : 2 strands
Kloster Block Over Four : 1 strand
Star Stitch : 1 strand
- 1. Stitch design, starting from the center of design working outwards.
- 2. Backstitch outlines after cross-stitch has been completed to give a neater finish.
- 3. Add beads after embroidery has been completed.
by Elizabeth Almond