Kiss Me I'm Irish

Materials

  • DMC 14-count Aida, 8”x8”
  • DMC: 6-strand Embroidery Floss, Satin Floss, Light Effects
  • Lining fabric, 8”x8”
  • Flat gold braid, 3/16”-wide, 1/4 yd.
  • Gold cording, 1/2 yd.
  • Gold metal bell pull hardware, 5”

Tools

  • DMC #24 tapestry needle

Stitch Type

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

Basic Supplies

needle, scissors, measuring tape

Directions

STEP 1

  • Stitch design centered on fabric using two strands floss.

STEP 2

  • Backstitch words with one strand 938 and shamrock stems with one strand 163.

STEP 3

  • Trim design to 5-1/2”x7”. Measure and mark 1” from bottom edge on both sides. Mark bottom center. Draw lines from markings to bottom center; cut out along lines.

STEP 4

  • Measure and cut two 3” lengths of gold braid. Fold lengths in half and baste cut edges onto top edge of cloth, 1/2” from each side.

STEP 5

  • Measure and cut lining fabric same-size as Aida cloth. With wrong sides together and using 1/4” seam allowance, sew lining fabric onto Aida cloth, leaving opening for turning at top center. Turn. Press. Whipstitch opening closed.

STEP 6

  • Tie gold cording onto ends of bell pull hardware to hang.
by Lois Winston for DMC Corp

Patterns

http://dd4t7shsv7606.cloudfront.net/patterns/142/f61e7642-a51f-4973-9988-f320d1547aa3.pdf



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Kiss Me I'm Irish
Kiss Me I'm Irish