Cross-Stitch Acorn & Bee Pins

Materials

  • DMC Charles Craft Gold Standard 18-count Antique White Aida, 3”x3”, two
  • DMC 6-strand Embroidery Floss
  • Kailea Silver Pin Setting Frame Mounting (106ST), two

Tools

  • Needle-nose pliers
  • Iron and pressing surface
  • Therm O Web Heat-n-Bond Fusible Interfacing, 3”x3”, two

Basic Supplies

scissors, embroidery needle, fabric pencil

Directions

STEP 1

  • Cross-stitch acorn design centered on fabric using two strands of floss.

STEP 2

  • Following manufacturer’s instructions, fuse one piece of interfacing to back of acorn.

STEP 3

  • Center pin setting over acorn design; trace around outer edge with fabric pencil. Cut carefully along pencil line.

STEP 4

  • Position acorn design right side out in frame; press pin setting’s insert in place to secure. Position pin back over insert; bend prongs over backing using pliers.

STEP 5

  • Repeat Steps 1-4 for beehive. Straight stitch bee design using one strand DMC 310 Black.
by Kathleen Berlew

Patterns

http://dd4t7shsv7606.cloudfront.net/patterns/5630/0654f3fb-08ca-4d2b-8f65-d842c38398a2.pdf



http://dd4t7shsv7606.cloudfront.net/patterns/5630/e7795f6a-1647-4460-bb2a-0e0d53991c8f.pdf



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Cross-Stitch Acorn & Bee Pins
Cross-Stitch Acorn & Bee Pins