Cross-Stitch Four Seasons Trees

By  Jennifer Rodrigue  for  Always Time to Stitch

size of finished design: 4-3/4"x5-1/8"; stitch count: 68 w x 72 h


  • Wichelt Imports 28-count Queen Anne’s Lace Hand Dyed Jobelan (429-509)
  • Floss: The Gentle Art Sampler and Simply Shaker Threads, DMC 6-strand Embroidery Floss

Basic Supplies

  • scissors, embroidery needle, q-snap (optional)

Stitch Types

Cross-stitch: 2 strands
Backstitch: 1 strand

Pattern - Chart

  • 1. Cross-stitch design centered on fabric over two threads using two strands of floss.
  • 2. Backstitch design using one strand DMC 3371 Black Brown. Knot and clip thread ends.
  • 3. Mat and frame as desired.
  • Tip
  • 1. When stitching with overdyed floss, such as those from The Gentle Art, complete each stitch individually in order to achieve the optimal effect.