Cross-Stitch School Days Frame

Materials

  • 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

Directions

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

Patterns

http://dd4t7shsv7606.cloudfront.net/patterns/2040/b387d7ea-1e6f-465c-a3e2-fa5b8fd9e326.pdf



http://dd4t7shsv7606.cloudfront.net/patterns/2040/1d84e9d8-9957-4a0e-bfb0-c86fb2355191.pdf



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