Cross-Stitch Flight of Fantasy

Materials

  • Wichelt Imports 28-count Morning Dew Hand-Dyed Jobelan (429526)
  • DMC 6-strand Embroidery Floss
  • Mill Hill Glass Seed Beads, size 11: Dusty Rose (02005), Frosted Blue Violet (62034), Antique Cherry Sorbet (03057), Ice Lilac (02009), Pearl (02001)

Tools

  • Beading needle

Stitch Type

  • Backstitch: >1 or 2 strands
  • Bead Attachment: >1 strand
  • Cross-stitch: >2 strands

Basic Supplies

scissors, needle, q-snap or hoop

Directions

STEP 1

  • Cross-stitch design centered on fabric over two threads using two strands of floss.

STEP 2

  • Backstitch design (except for border) using one strand of DMC 3799 Pewter Gray-VY DK. Backstitch vines on border using two strands of DMC 986 Forest Green-VY DK. Knot and clip thread ends.

STEP 3

  • Attach beads on chart as indicated by colored dots using one strand of floss listed. Knot thread ends.

STEP 4

  • Finish by framing or attaching to foam core board as shown.

Tip

  • 1. When stitching the border, choose a needle large enough to fit two strands of floss and able to fit through beads.
by Jennifer Rodriguez for Always Time to Stitch

Patterns

http://dd4t7shsv7606.cloudfront.net/patterns/3394/40392ad2-c4de-483f-8b0b-49acd0735d84.pdf



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Cross-Stitch Flight of Fantasy
Cross-Stitch Flight of Fantasy