True Love Blackwork

Materials

  • 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.)

Stitch Type

  • 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

Directions

STEP 1

  • Stitch design, starting from the center of design working outwards.

STEP 2

  • Backstitch outlines after cross-stitch has been completed to give a neater finish.

STEP 3

  • Add beads after embroidery has been completed.
by Elizabeth Almond

Patterns

http://dd4t7shsv7606.cloudfront.net/patterns/1414/44856451-9c4e-4218-a94c-de3c91457db8.pdf



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True Love Blackwork
True Love Blackwork