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Cross-Stitch Red, White & Blue Quilt Block

By  Jennifer Rodriguez  for  Always Time to Stitch

size: 4"x5-1/8"

  • Cross-Stitch Red, White & Blue Quilt Block
  • Closeup View

Materials

  • Wichelt Imports 28-count Forget Me Not Blue Jobelan
  • DMC 6-strand Embroidery Floss

Basic Supplies

  • scissors, embroidery needle, q-snap (optional)

Stitch Types

Cross-stitch: 2 strands
Backstitch: 1 strand
French Knot: 2 strands (wrapped two times)

Pattern - Cross-Stitch Red, White & Blue Quilt Block

  • 1. Cross-stitch design centered on fabric over two threads using two strands of floss.
  • 2. Backstitch design using one strand DMC 310 Black with following exceptions: fireworks using two strands DMC 321 Christmas Red and DMC 796 Royal Blue-DK. Complete French Knots on American flag using two strands DMC White.
  • 3. Finish as desired.

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