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Hearts at Home

By  Gail Bussi 

stitch count: 95 w x 95 h; approx. finished size: 5-7/8" x 5-7/8" h

  • birdhouse sampler 013

Materials

  • 12”x12” Platinum 32-count Belfast Linen (Zweigart)
  • 6-strand Embroidery Floss (DMC)
  • Mill Hill Petite Glass Seed Bead (Wichelt Imports, Inc.)
  • Frame: Stephen’s Frame Shop

Basic Supplies

  • needle, scissors

Stitch Types

Cross-stitch: 2 strands
Half Cross-stitch: 2 strands (stitched in direction of symbols)
Backstitch: 1 strand
French Knot: 1 strand
Double-crossed Rice: 1 strand
Herringbone: 1 strand
3-sided Stitch: 1 strand
Satin Heart Stitch: 2 strands
4-sided Stitch: 1 strand

Pattern - Hearts at Home

  • 1. Stitch design centered on fabric over two threads.

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