The Lord Is My Shepherd


  • 12”x15” White 14-count Aida
  • 6-strand Embroidery Floss (DMC)
  • 8”x10” Fusible fleece
  • Felt, as desired
  • 4’ Red Rickrack
  • Wood dowel to fit

Stitch Type

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

Basic Supplies

fabric glue, needle, scissors



  • 1. Felt is available in many colors, embossed textures and edge patterns. Choose any two colors to create the backing for this banner.


  • 1. Stitch design centered on fabric.
  • 2. After stitching is complete, press. Center the fleece on the back of the stitched area. Iron on in place. Trim excess Aida.
  • 3. This banner uses decorative felt as backing. The aqua felt is cut 3/4” larger than Aida. Lime green felt has an embossed and scalloped edging. Top edge of felt is folded towards front to create sleeve for dowel.
  • 4. Glue all of layers of felt and stitched work. Glue rickrack trim to edges of Aida. Let dry.
  • 5. Slide dowel thru sleeve for hanging.
by Ursula Michael


The Lord Is My Shepherd
The Lord Is My Shepherd