Mini-Quilt Birth Announcement

Materials

  • Wichelt Imports Perforated Paper: Pink Frost (PP26) or Periwinkle Blue (PP13)
  • DMC 6-strand Embroidery Floss

Stitch Type

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

Basic Supplies

needle, scissors

Directions

STEP 1

  • Print cross-stitch chart and key. Cross-stitch design on perforated paper using two strands floss. Backstitch design using two strands floss. (Note: On floss/symbol chart, DMC 3031 Mocha Brown-VY DK is used only to show cutting lines.)

STEP 2

  • For name plate, center name and date on inside cut-out area. Backstitch name and date using DMC 3831 Raspberry-DK for girl announcement and DMC 803 Baby Blue-UL VY LT for boy announcement. Cut out name plate.

STEP 3

  • Attach name plate on bottom of design using six strands of coordinating floss.

Tip

  • 1. If you decide to display a photo that is horizontal, attach the name plate along the bottom horizontal side of the design.
by Jennifer Rodriguez for Always Time to Stitch

Patterns

http://dd4t7shsv7606.cloudfront.net/patterns/3291/52cadc4e-e3e1-4027-be5c-ca94c88cdfce.pdf



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Mini-Quilt Birth Announcement
Mini-Quilt Birth Announcement