TOP TIP Why not try stitching making your own and dice using plastic canvas? make this board game play the game How to... How to... using the ABC and number set. Plot out your chosen words onto graph paper, such as your family name, and then stitch onto your project. to a three square border and fray one row. Then take your stitching (face up) and place centrally onto your chosen piece of felt. of ribbon in half and sandwich about 2cm ( in) of the folded end between your stitching and felt. Position the folded ribbon about halfway down your preferred edge (we’ve gone for the left side of the board here). 1 Personalise your board This is a game for two to four players. You will need a six-sided dice and each person playing will need to pick a playing piece to use. Starting at square 1, the aim of the game is to be the first to reach square 100 – climb up the helpful ladders to reach your goal, but beware of those pesky vines along the way! To determine who goes first, all the players need to roll the dice. The person who rolls the highest number gets to start. Going clockwise, take it in turns to roll the dice, moving your counter forward the number of spaces shown on the dice. If you land on the bottom of a ladder, you can climb to the top. However, if you land on the top of a vine, you must slide right down to the bottom. The first player to reach 100 at the very top is the winner. Good luck! 2 Trim your stitching 3 Fold your length sew a line of stitching around the outer edge of your stitching, approximately 1cm ( in) away from the edge. Make sure to sew through both layers of aida and felt. Now, your project is ready to be rolled up and taken with you on the go – have fun! 4 Hand (or machine) www.gathered.how/woxs 81 The World of Cross Stitching
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