Thread

Cross-Stitch Under the Dogwood Tree

By  Jennifer Rodriguez  for  Always Time to Stitch

size of stitched area: 8-7/8"x6-5/8"; stitch count: 125 w x 93 h

  • Cross-Stitch Under the Dogwood Tree

Materials

  • Wichelt Imports 28-count White Jobelan
  • DMC 6-strand Embroidery Floss

Basic Supplies

  • scissors, needle, q-snap (optional)

Stitch Types

Cross-stitch: 2 strands
Backstitch: 1 strand

Pattern - Cross-Stitch Under the Dogwood Tree

  • 1. Cross-stitch design centered on fabric over two strands using two strands of floss.
  • 2. Backstitch design using one strand (3799) Pewter Gray-VY DK. Knot and clip thread ends.
  • 3. Mat and frame design as desired.
  • Tip
  • 1. When first starting to stitch design, place loop of thread on one corner of fabric and mark this corner of chart. This way you will know what part is top and what part is bottom until larger portion of design has been stitched.

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