Cross-Stitch Cookbook Bookmarks

Materials

  • White 16-count Aida-cloth bookmarks, 2”x6-7/8”, two
  • DMC 6-strand Embroidery Floss

Tools

  • Tapestry needle, #26

Stitch Type

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

Basic Supplies

scissors, iron, pressing cloth or bath towel

Directions

Size / Stitch Count

  • 1. Approximate finished size of design: 1-7/16”x5-1/4”; Stitch count: 23 w x 85 h

Note

  • 1. Both bookmarks are made in same way.

Bookmarks

  • 1. Print cross-stitch chart and key.
  • 2. Cross-stitch design centered on fabric using two strands of floss. To find center, fold bookmark in half, then in half again the opposite way. Mark center with contrasting thread.
  • 3. Backstitch with one strand of floss. Backstitch letters with DMC 310 Black and stems with DMC 500 Very Dark Blue Green.
  • 4. Press finished design from wrong side through a pressing cloth or towel. (Note: Pressing without a towel will flatten stitches and dull colors.)
by Pamela Kellogg

Patterns

http://dd4t7shsv7606.cloudfront.net/patterns/2895/33ad1aeb-014a-4b3c-b70e-3c9c3dc6aac3.pdf



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Cross-Stitch Cookbook Bookmarks
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