Childhood Silhouettes

By  Jo Gatenby  for  X's & Oh's

approx. finished size: 7-1/4"x7-1/2"; stitch count: 99 w x 99 h

  • Childhood Silhouettes


  • 17”x17” Forget-Me-Not Blue 28-count Jobelan (Wichelt Imports, Inc.)
  • 6-strand Embroidery Floss (DMC)
  • 1/2 yd. Black Cotton Fabric

Stitch Types

Cross-stitch: 2 strands
Petite Cross-stitch: 2 strands
Backstitch: 1 strand for children/2 strands for everything else
French Knot: 2 strands wrapped two times

Pattern - Childhood Silhouettes

  • 1. Stitch design centered on fabric over two threads. (Note: Petite Cross-stitch should be stitched in direction of symbols.)
  • 2. Finish by adding half-triangles to the four corners for a wall hanging.