Peace Dove

By  Alice Okon  for  The DMC Corp.

size of stitched area: 2-3/4"x4-1/4"; stitch count: 39 w x 60 h


  • DMC Charles Craft 28-count Glass Blue Monaco Evenweave
  • DMC Floss: 6-strand Embroidery, Light Effects

Basic Supplies

  • scissors, embroidery needle

Pattern - Peace Dove

  • 1. Cross-stitch design centered on fabric over two threads using two strands of floss.
  • 2. Backstitch using one strand of floss as follows: peace lettering 321 Christmas Red; earth and dove 645 Beaver Grey-VY DK; dove's beak 740 Tangerine; ribbon 814 Garnet-MD. Backstitch using two strands of floss as follows: stem E703 Green Emerald-LT; stars E3821 Gold-LT. Backstitch dove's eye using four strands of 645 Beaver Grey-VY DK, using very small stitch.
  • 3. Embroider leaves in Lazy Daisy stitch using two strands of E703 Green Emerald-LT. Knot and clip thread ends.
  • 4. Mat and frame as desired.