Mini-Quilt Birth Announcement

By  Jennifer Rodriguez  for  Always Time to Stitch

size: 7-1/2"x9-1/2"; stitch count: 106 w x 130 h

  • Mini-Quilt Birth Announcement


  • Wichelt Imports Perforated Paper: Pink Frost (PP26) or Periwinkle Blue (PP13)
  • DMC 6-strand Embroidery Floss

Basic Supplies

  • needle, scissors

Stitch Types

Cross-stitch: 2 strands
Backstitch: 2 strands

Pattern - Mini-Quilt Birth Announcement

  • 1. Print cross-stitch chart and key. Cross-stitch design on perforated paper using two strands floss. Backstitch design using two strands floss. (Note: On floss/symbol chart, DMC 3031 Mocha Brown-VY DK is used only to show cutting lines.)
  • 2. For name plate, center name and date on inside cut-out area. Backstitch name and date using DMC 3831 Raspberry-DK for girl announcement and DMC 803 Baby Blue-UL VY LT for boy announcement. Cut out name plate.
  • 3. Attach name plate on bottom of design using six strands of coordinating floss.
  • Tip
  • 1. If you decide to display a photo that is horizontal, attach the name plate along the bottom horizontal side of the design.