Puppy Love


  • 11”x11” Summer Sky Hand-Dyed 28-count Jobelan (Wichelt Imports, Inc.)
  • 6-strand Hand-Overdyed Embroidery Floss (The Gentle Art)
  • 1 Small Sweetheart Bird (#1192.s), 1 Tiny Sweetheart Bird (#1192), 3 Folk Art Red Tiny Hearts (3449) and 2 Black Cherry Tiny Heart (3446) Buttons (Just Another Button Company)

Stitch Type

  • Backstitch/Straight Stitch: >1 strand
  • Cross-stitch: >2 strands
  • French Knot: >1 strand wrapped two
  • Half Cross-stitch: >2 strands
  • Speciality Stitch: >2 strands

Basic Supplies

needle, scissors



  • 1. Stitch design centered on fabric over two threads. Attach buttons as shown in picture.


  • 1. The girl’s hair can be embellished with a bow of 4mm Lt. Burgundy silk ribbon (#129) from YLI. Cut 6” length of ribbon, tie into small bow. Attach bow to girl’s hair with small stitched of Cherry Wine color floss.
  • 2. When stitching with hand-overdyed floss, complete each cross-stitch as you stitch.
by Janis Lockhart for Cross-Point Designs




Puppy Love
Puppy Love