Have I Told You?

By  Nicole C. McNaught  for  Serenity in Stitching

Have I "toad" you lately that I love you? Stitch this adorable toad cross-stitch as a fun way to let that someone special know exactly how you feel.


  • 14-count pale yellow Aida cloth, 9”x11”
  • DMC 6-strand Embroidery Floss
  • The Gentle Art Sampler Threads 6-strand Gently Overdyed Embroidery Floss
  • Weeks Dye Works 6-strand Hand Overdyed Floss
  • Buttons: toad, heart


  • Embroidery needle

Basic Supplies

  • scissors

Stitch Types

Cross-stitch: 2 strands
Backstitch: 2 strands (unless otherwise indicated)

Pattern - Have I Toad You?

  • Size/Stitch Count
  • 1. Approximate finished size: 4"x6"; stitch count: 57 w x 84 h
  • Toad Design
  • 1. Print chart and key.
  • 2. Stitch design centered on fabric.
  • 3. Hand sew buttons to design using two strands GA Sampler: heart, #304 Red Medium; toad, #3362 Pine Green Dark.
  • 4. Finish as desired.