Happy Spring Every Bunny!

Materials

  • 32-count Antique White Jobelan
  • DMC 6-strand Embroidery Floss
  • Decorative fabric of choice
  • Foam board
  • Craft batting
  • Cream cording

Tools

  • Needle and dental floss
  • Beacon Adhesive Fabri-Tac Permanent Adhesive

Stitch Type

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

Basic Supplies

scissors, ruler

Directions

Size/Stitch Count

  • 1. Approximate finished size: 2-5/8”x7-1/4”; Stitch count: 42 w x 114 h

Happy Spring

  • 1. Print cross-stitch chart and key.
  • 2. Stitch design centered on fabric over two threads. Trim stitched project to 6-5/8”x11-1/4”.
  • 3. Backstitch with 1 strand DMC 869 Hazelnut Brown, Vy. Dk all bunny and chick details, butterflies, balloon, and flower stamens. Backstitich flower stem using 1 strand DMC 3815 Celadon Green, DK. Stitch French Knots with 1 strand (wrapped two times) DMC 869 Hazelnut Brown, Vy. Dk for bunny eyes, chick eyes, and flower stamen tips.
  • 4. Cut batting to measure 4-5/8”x9-1/4” and foam board to 4-5/8”x9-1/4”. Adhere batting to foam board. Center stitched project over batting; turn over.
  • 5. Use needle and dental floss to zig-zag stitch opposite edges together at back of foam board to secure.
  • 6. Cut 29” length from cording; adhere to edge of stitched project. Cut 4-5/8”x8-1/4” rectangle from decorative fabric; adhere to back of foam core.

Tip

  • 1. To create a door hanger, adhere ends of 8” cording length to top back corners of project.
by Gail Bussi

Patterns

http://dd4t7shsv7606.cloudfront.net/patterns/2786/3b7f3210-0463-4f81-b533-bb2077ddb57e.pdf



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