Butterfly Buggy Birth Announcement

Materials

  • 14”x15” Bo-Peep Pink 28-count Cashel Linen (Zweigart)
  • 6-strand Embroidery Floss (DMC)
  • Teeny Weeny Melon (TW-151) & Lavender (TW-104) Buttons (Hillcreek Designs)
  • Ribbon Floss Soft Pink & White (Home Stead Needle Arts)
  • Frame: Stephen’s Frame Shop

Stitch Type

  • Backstitch: >1 strand
  • Cross-stitch: >2 strands

Directions

STEP 1

  • Stitch design centered on fabric over two threads.

STEP 2

  • Attach buttons to flower centers as seen in picture. “Flowing Bow”: Thread 18” length of white ribbon floss through large eye tapestry needle. Put needle down through fabric bringing needle back up. Remove needle; even up ribbon ends. Tie bow and tack center using 1 strand DMC B5200. Repeat process using pink ribbon creating pink bow on top of white bow; tack. Run ends of “bow streamers” as desired down through fabric loosely to add dimension securing ends on back of fabric. Attach melon button at center of bow using 1 strand DMC 738. NOTE: Use 1 strand coordinating floss to tack down streamers to further secure for mounting.
by Lynda Watkins/Angie Williams for Fresh Threads Studio

Patterns

http://dd4t7shsv7606.cloudfront.net/patterns/1319/354b9864-d833-49b5-80b8-2d9b28bed01e.pdf



http://dd4t7shsv7606.cloudfront.net/patterns/1319/3076e56d-4a56-43fe-a142-df4c6702fdf0.pdf



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Butterfly Buggy Birth Announcement
Butterfly Buggy Birth Announcement