Cross-Stitch Flight of Fantasy

By  Jennifer Rodriguez  for  Always Time to Stitch

size of stitched area: 3-1/4"x4-1/2" stitch count: 46 w x 64 h

  • Cross-Stitch Flight of Fantasy


  • Wichelt Imports 28-count Morning Dew Hand-Dyed Jobelan (429526)
  • DMC 6-strand Embroidery Floss
  • Mill Hill Glass Seed Beads, size 11: Dusty Rose (02005), Frosted Blue Violet (62034), Antique Cherry Sorbet (03057), Ice Lilac (02009), Pearl (02001)


  • Beading needle

Basic Supplies

  • scissors, needle, q-snap or hoop

Stitch Types

Cross-stitch: 2 strands
Backstitch: 1 or 2 strands
Bead Attachment: 1 strand

Pattern - Cross-Stitch Flight of Fantasy

  • 1. Cross-stitch design centered on fabric over two threads using two strands of floss.
  • 2. Backstitch design (except for border) using one strand of DMC 3799 Pewter Gray-VY DK. Backstitch vines on border using two strands of DMC 986 Forest Green-VY DK. Knot and clip thread ends.
  • 3. Attach beads on chart as indicated by colored dots using one strand of floss listed. Knot thread ends.
  • 4. Finish by framing or attaching to foam core board as shown.
  • Tip
  • 1. When stitching the border, choose a needle large enough to fit two strands of floss and able to fit through beads.