Cross-Stitched Bella Basket

By  Alice Okon  for  DMC Corporation

size: 3-5/8"x5-5/8"; stitch count: 51 w x 80 h; finished stitching size: 3-5/8"x5-5/8"

  • Cross-stitched Bella Basket Journal


  • White 28-Count Monaco Fabric (Charles Craft).
  • 6-strand embroidery floss in colors listed on chart (DMC®).


  • Tapestry needle (DMC®), #24.

Stitch Types

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

Pattern - Cross-stitched Bella Basket Journal

  • 1. Fold cloth in half and in half again opposite way to find center. Mark center with contrasting thread.
  • 2. Use two strands of floss to cross-stitch, and one strand of Avocado Green and Beaver Gray Dk. and two strands of Peacock Blue Lt. to backstitch design centered on fabric.
  • 3. Finish as desired.