Boat of Blessings Birth Announcement

By  Gail Bussi 

stitch count: 91 w x 128 h; approx. finished size: 6-1/2" w x 9-1/8" h

  • CO3 Baby 0209 TCS 004
  • Lettering


  • 14”x16” Barely Blue 28-count Jobelan (Wichelt Imports, Inc.)
  • 6-strand Embroidery Floss (DMC)
  • Blending Filament (Kreinik Mfg. Co., Inc.)
  • Frame: Stephen’s Frame Shop

Basic Supplies

  • neddle, scissors

Stitch Types

Cross-stitch: 2 strands
Blended Needle: 2 strands Blending Filament/1 strand Floss
French Knot: 1 strand wrapped two times
Backstitch: 1 strand

Pattern - Boat of Blessings Birth Announcement
Pattern - Lettering

  • 1. Stitch design centered on fabric over two threads.
  • Note
  • 1. To make the design suitable for a boy, stitch border in 794 and white; behind name, stitch with 745.