Autumn Inspiration Wall Hanging

Materials

  • 25-count Evenweave (DMC), 12”x18”
  • 6-strand Embroidery Floss in colors listed on chart (DMC)
  • Iron-on interfacing, 11”x17”
  • Lining fabric, 9”x14-1/2”
  • Bell pull hardware

Tools

  • Tapestry needle (DMC), #24
  • Sewing needle and matching thread
  • Iron and pressing board

Directions

STEP 1

  • Fold Evenweave in half and in half again opposite way to find center. Mark center with contrasting thread.

STEP 2

  • Using two strands of floss and working over two threads, cross-stitch design centered on Evenweave.

STEP 3

  • Use one strand 918 to backstitch lettering, and one strand 938 for remaining backstitching and French knot.

STEP 4

  • Follow manufacturer’s instructions to apply interfacing to wrong side of stitching. Trim 1-1/8” from stitching along sides and bottom and 3” from stitching at top.

STEP 5

  • With wrong sides together, sew evenweave to lining fabric along sides and bottom edges. Turn right side out. Press top raw edges under 1/4”. Tack open edge closed.

STEP 6

  • Fold top edge under 1-1/4”. Stitch 1” from folded edge to create casing for bell pull hardware.

Note

  • 1. Use 1/4” seam allowance throughout.
by Lois Winston for The DMC Corporation

Patterns

http://dd4t7shsv7606.cloudfront.net/patterns/4395/3af5e683-eeb6-40eb-ba45-c1511996cf12.pdf



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Autumn Inspiration Wall Hanging
Autumn Inspiration Wall Hanging