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Miniature Flower Quilt Sampler Box & Brooch

By  Gail Bussi 

Cross-stich this beautiful flower quilt sampler box or a quick-and-easy brooch as a unique gift for Mom or Grandma this Mother's Day.

  • Miniature Flower Quilt Sampler Box & Brooch
  • Closeup View

Materials

  • Zweigart 32-count White Lugana (box)
  • DMC 18-count White Aida (brooch)
  • Wooden box of choice, 6”x6”
  • Dritz Flat Button Form, 1-1/8”, Size 45
  • DMC 6-strand Embroidery Floss
  • White lace, 1/2”-wide
  • Pin back

Tools

  • Needle
  • Craft glue

Basic Supplies

  • scissors

Stitch Types

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

Pattern - Miniature Flower Quilt Sampler Box & Brooch

  • Size / Stitch Count
  • 1. Approximate finished size: box, 4"x4"; brooch, 1"x1". Stitch Count: box, 63 w x 63 h; brooch, 15 w x 15 h
  • Box
  • 1. Print cross-stitch chart and key.
  • 2. Stitch design centered on fabric over two threads.
  • 3. Follow manufacturer's instructions to place project in box opening.
  • Brooch
  • 1. Using only heart design from chart, stitch design on 18-count Aida.
  • 2. Following manufacturer's instructions for button form, cut fabric to size and form.
  • 3. Sew gathering stitch along long edge of lace. Adhere gathered edge of lace to back edges of finished button
  • 4. Adhere pin back to button form.
  • Tip
  • 1. Sudberry House (www.sudberry.com) offers a complete line of products to display your cross-stitch creations. Instead of a box, try this design on a small tray, a trivet, or even a stylish key rack.

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