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Cross-Stitch Nature Walk

By  Jennifer Rodriquez  for  Always Time to Stitch

size of finished design: 4-1/2"x4-1/2"; stitch count: 63 w x 64 h

  • Cross-Stitch Nature Walk

Materials

  • Wichelt Imports 28-count Forget-Me-Not Blue Jobelan
  • DMC 6-strand Embroidery Floss
  • The Gentle Art Sampler and Shaker 6-strand Floss

Basic Supplies

  • scissors, needle, q-snap or hoop

Stitch Types

Cross-stitch: 2 strands
Backstitch: 1 or 2 strands (see directions)
French Knot: 1 strand (wrapped two times)

Pattern - Cross-stitch Nature Walk

  • 1. Stitch design centered on fabric over two threads. (Note: When stitching with Gentle Art Floss, complete each cross-stitch individually to achieve unique over-dyed look.)
  • 2. Backstitch design with 1 strand DMC 310 Black. Backstitch water spout on birdbath with 2 strands DMC 312 Baby Blue-VY DK and vines around arbor with 2 strands Gentle Art Sampler 0120 Pine.
  • 3. Frame design as desired.

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