Miniature Flower Quilt Sampler Box & Brooch

Materials

  • Zweigart 32-count White Lugana (box)
  • DMC 18-count White Aida (brooch)
  • Wooden box of choice, 6”x6”
  • Dritz Flat Button Form, 1-1/8”, Size 45
  • DMC 6-strand Embroidery Floss
  • White lace, 1/2”-wide
  • Pin back

Tools

  • Needle
  • Craft glue

Stitch Type

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

Basic Supplies

scissors

Directions

Size / Stitch Count

  • 1. Approximate finished size: box, 4”x4”; brooch, 1”x1”. Stitch Count: box, 63 w x 63 h; brooch, 15 w x 15 h

Box

  • 1. Print cross-stitch chart and key.
  • 2. Stitch design centered on fabric over two threads.
  • 3. Follow manufacturer’s instructions to place project in box opening.

Brooch

  • 1. Using only heart design from chart, stitch design on 18-count Aida.
  • 2. Following manufacturer’s instructions for button form, cut fabric to size and form.
  • 3. Sew gathering stitch along long edge of lace. Adhere gathered edge of lace to back edges of finished button
  • 4. Adhere pin back to button form.

Tip

  • 1. Sudberry House (www.sudberry.com) offers a complete line of products to display your cross-stitch creations. Instead of a box, try this design on a small tray, a trivet, or even a stylish key rack.
by Gail Bussi

Patterns

http://dd4t7shsv7606.cloudfront.net/patterns/2969/b2e51286-4c23-4ca2-ad16-0fea8aeb3485.pdf



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