Cross-Stitch “You Brighten My Day”

Materials

  • Wichelt Imports 28-count Ivory Jobelan (42944)
  • DMC 6-strand Embroidery Floss

Stitch Type

  • Backstitch: >1 or 2 strands
  • Cross-stitch: >2 strands
  • French Knot: >1 strand (wrapped one time)

Basic Supplies

scissors, embroidery 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 sun rays using two strands DMC 972 Canary-DK and saying with two strands DMC 3685 Mauve-DK. Backstitch remaining areas on design using one strand DMC 310 Black.

STEP 3

  • Complete French Knots using one strand DMC 3685 Mauve-DK. Knot and clip thread ends.

STEP 4

  • Frame as desired.

Tip

  • 1. Stitch design on perforated paper and affix onto a card blank for a unique greeting card.
by Jennifer Rodriguez for Always Time to Stitch

Patterns

http://dd4t7shsv7606.cloudfront.net/patterns/3507/34593d55-ef04-4c45-8852-36901deca001.pdf



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Cross-Stitch “You Brighten My Day”
Cross-Stitch “You Brighten My Day”