Spring Watering Can

Materials

  • DMC 14-count Antique White Aida
  • DMC 6-strand Embroidery Floss
  • DMC Color Infusions Memory Thread: Light Green (6070)

Tools

  • DMC tapestry needles: 26, 18
  • DMC embroidery scissors

Stitch Type

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

Directions

STEP 1

  • Cross-stitch design centered on fabric.

STEP 2

  • Following diagram on chart, insert #18 tapestry needle into fabric holes where Memory Thread will enter where thread will be applied. Carefully wiggle needle to enlarge holes.

STEP 3

  • Working with one swirl at a time, insert end of Memory Thread into hole from face side of design. Insert 1/4” of thread and bend end so thread lies upon back of fabric. Secure thread end on back with one strand floss. Clip thread ends on back.

STEP 4

  • Form each swirl and couch in place with one strand floss. Clip Memory Thread ends and secure with couching stitch.
by Alice Okon for DMC Corp.

Patterns

http://dd4t7shsv7606.cloudfront.net/patterns/593/010b4bb8-46b4-461a-9935-a68082dcdacf.pdf



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Spring Watering Can
Spring Watering Can