Puppy Love

By  Janis Lockhart  for  Cross-Point Designs

stitch count: 71 w x 71 h; approx. finished size: 5"x5"

  • O02 Love 0209 TCS 002


  • 11”x11” Summer Sky Hand-Dyed 28-count Jobelan (Wichelt Imports, Inc.)
  • 6-strand Hand-Overdyed Embroidery Floss (The Gentle Art)
  • 1 Small Sweetheart Bird (#1192.s), 1 Tiny Sweetheart Bird (#1192), 3 Folk Art Red Tiny Hearts (3449) and 2 Black Cherry Tiny Heart (3446) Buttons (Just Another Button Company)

Basic Supplies

  • needle, scissors

Stitch Types

Cross-stitch: 2 strands
Half Cross-stitch: 2 strands
French Knot: 1 strand wrapped two
Backstitch/Straight Stitch: 1 strand
Speciality Stitch: 2 strands

Pattern - Puppy Love

  • Instructions
  • 1. Stitch design centered on fabric over two threads. Attach buttons as shown in picture.
  • Note
  • 1. The girl's hair can be embellished with a bow of 4mm Lt. Burgundy silk ribbon (#129) from YLI. Cut 6" length of ribbon, tie into small bow. Attach bow to girl's hair with small stitched of Cherry Wine color floss.
  • 2. When stitching with hand-overdyed floss, complete each cross-stitch as you stitch.