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Fairy Tales Do Come True Cross-Stitch

By  Jennifer Rodriguez  for  Always Time to Stitch

size: 5-3/4"x4"

  • Fairy Tales Do Come True Cross-Stitch

Materials

  • Wichelt Hand Dyed 28-count Raspberry Lite Jobelan
  • DMC 6-strand Embroidery Floss

Tools

  • Q-snap (optional)

Basic Supplies

  • needle, scissors

Stitch Types

Cross-stitch: 2 strands
Backstitch: 1 or 2 strands
French knots: 1 or 2 strands
Satin stitch: 4 strands

Pattern - Fairy Tales Do Come True Cross-Stitch

  • 1. Cross-stitch design centered on fabric using two strands of floss.
  • 2. Backstitch "Fairy Tales Do Come True," accent on dress belt and tie, necklace at top of hanger and cake frosting using two strands of 208 Lavender-VY DK. Backstitch ivy using one strand of 501 Blue Green-DK. Stitch dress straps 3865 Winter White using satin stitch and four strands. Backstitch rest of design using one strand 310 Black.
  • 3. For French knots: use one strand 208 Lavender-VY DK on top portion of ivy buds and two strands on dress and cake; use one strand 310 Black for dove eyes; use two strands of 3865 Winter White for center pearl on necklace; use one strand 444 Lemon-DK for side portions of ivy and two strands on cake.

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