4th of July Sampler

By  Lois Winston  for  DMC Corp.

size of finished design: 4-1/4"x3-3/8"; stitch count: 59 w x 47 h

  • 4th of July Sampler


  • DMC Charles Craft 14-count Fiddler’s Cloth, 7”x9”
  • DMC: 6-strand Embroidery Floss, Satin Floss, Light Effects
  • Canvas tote, 9”x11”


  • DMC tapestry needle, #24
  • Fusible webbing, 4-1/2”x3-3/4”

Basic Supplies

  • scissors, ruler

Stitch Types

Cross-stitch:: 2 strands
Backstitch:: 1 strand

Pattern - 4th of July Sampler

  • 1. Cross-stitch design centered on fabric using floss, Satin Floss, or Light Effects.
  • 2. Backstitch design with one strand 310 floss.
  • 3. Follow manufacturer's instructions to apply fusible webbing onto back of stitching. Trim fabric with 1/2" borders. Fringe edges of fabric, leaving 1/4" border around stitching. Fuse fabric onto center of tote bag.