Sentiments of Love Series: Live Simply

Materials

  • Charles Craft 14-count White Aida
  • DMC: Memory Thread, Pearl Cotton 5, 6-strand Embroidery Floss

Tools

  • DMC: #22 tapestry needle, #10 embroidery needle
  • DMC embroidery scissors

Directions

STEP 1

  • Half cross-stitch design centered on fabric. Backstitch lettering. Secure and clip loose ends on back of design.

STEP 2

  • Following Memory Thread placement lines on chart, place length of Memory thread on top of stitched design to estimate the length of thread needed for each design element; add 1” to measured length. Cut length.

STEP 3

  • Using tapestry needle, insert needle into beginning hole in Aida cloth; gently enlarge hole and insert one end of Memory Thread into hole. Repeat process for other end.

STEP 4

  • Hold Memory thread in place and couch it onto surface of Aida cloth using 1 strand DMC 310 Black floss. Secure Memory Thread ends on back of design with floss; clip excess threads.

STEP 5

  • Frame design as desired.
by Alice Okon for DMC Corp

Patterns

http://dd4t7shsv7606.cloudfront.net/patterns/227/0648e3ea-b6d4-4fe2-9b1a-1b43be5f7452.pdf



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Live Simply
Live Simply