Cross-Stitched Lavender Towel & Gift Jar

Materials

  • DMC Charles Craft White Showcase Huck Towel with 14-count Aida Band
  • DMC Charles Craft White 13-count Vinyl Aida
  • 6-strand embroidery floss in colors listed on key
  • Recycled quart jar

Tools

  • DMC Tapestry needle, #24
  • Adhesive dots

Basic Supplies

scissors, ruler

Directions

Sizes / Stitch Count

  • 1. Stitched sizes: towel, 3-1/2”x4-3/4”; jar band, 13-1/4”x2-7/8”. Stitch count: towel, 49 w x 67 h; jar band, 173 w x 38 h

Towel

  • 1. To find center of towel band, fold in half and in half again opposite way. Mark center with contrasting thread.
  • 2. Stitch design centered on band using two strands of floss to cross stitch, and one strand to backstitch.

Jar Wrap

  • 1. To find center of vinyl weave, fold in half and in half again opposite way. Mark center with contrasting thread.
  • 2. Stitch design centered on band using three strands of floss to cross stitch, and two strands to backstitch.
  • 3. To create notched effect on top and bottom edge of vinyl wrap, CAREFULLY cut vinyl one row beyond stitching.
  • 4. Wrap vinyl around circumference of jar to determine length; trim edge, adding small amount for overlap. Apply adhesive dots along two short ends and adhere.
by Joan Elliott for DMC Charles Craft

Patterns

http://dd4t7shsv7606.cloudfront.net/patterns/4150/439db66a-1e47-4495-9035-8f95effb21e9.pdf



http://dd4t7shsv7606.cloudfront.net/patterns/4150/4d8f623b-64af-472f-a955-89934c9e3adf.pdf



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