Exotic Bird Series: Cockatoo

Materials

  • Charles Craft Bright Ideas 14-count Polar Ice Aida (DMC)
  • 6-strand embroidery floss in colors listed on chart (DMC)

Tools

  • Tapestry needle (DMC), #24

Stitch Type

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

Directions

STEP 1

  • Fold Aida cloth in half and in half again opposite way to find center. Mark center with contrasting thread.

STEP 2

  • Using two strands of floss to cross-stitch and petite stitch, and one strand to backstitch, stitch design centered on fabric.
by Mike Vickery for DMC Corporation

Patterns

http://dd4t7shsv7606.cloudfront.net/patterns/1748/c25b5f31-897d-46a8-a10b-f1a3c7e42ebd.pdf



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Cockatoo
Cockatoo