Cross-Stitch School Days Frame


  • Wichelt Imports 14-count White Perforated Paper
  • DMC 6-strand Embroidery Floss
  • School photo, 3-1/2”x5”

Stitch Type

  • Backstitch: >1 or 2 strands (see directions)
  • Cross-stitch: >2 strands
  • French Knot: >1 strand (wrapped two times)

Basic Supplies

scissors, needle, q-snap or hoop


Size / Stitch Count

  • 1. Size of finished design: 7-1/2”x9-3/4”; stitch count: 106 w x 137 h

School Days Frame

  • 1. Stitch design centered on fabric using two strands floss.
  • 2. Backstitch design with 1 strand DMC 310 Black except use 2 strands DMC 310 Black to backstitch grade specification and musical notes. Backstitch “Music” lettering with 2 strands DMC 921 Copper and mathematical sign with 2 strands DMC 349 Coral-DK.
  • 3. For student’s name, designer used DMC 312 Baby Blue-VY DK and suggests using DMC 3834 Grape-DK for girl’s name.
  • 4. Position 3-1/2”x5” photo on back of stitched piece on photo area; trace around photo adding one or two rows for border. Cut out opening. Tape photo inside frame. Frame design as desired.
by Jennifer Rodriguez for Always Time to Stitch


Cross-Stitch School Days Frame
Cross-Stitch School Days Frame