Or­ange Sor­bet

Dainty flow­ers with French knots square up nicely in this re­fresh­ing de­sign. The tiny beads add a bit of sparkle, which is perfect for a pa­tio or pool­side ta­ble.

Just Cross Stitch - - Contents - Liz Al­mond

Skill Level: Con­fi­dent Beginner Ma­te­ri­als

• One 12" x 12" piece 28- count white

even­weave from Zweigart* • One skein each DMC® or Pres­en­cia®

six-strand em­broi­dery floss* • One pack­age Mill Hill Glass Seed

Beads* • Size 24 ta­pes­try nee­dle *See Where to Find It on page 64. Stitch Count: 82H x 82W De­sign Size: 57/8" x 57/8"

In­struc­tions: Cross stitch over two threads us­ing two strands of floss. Í

Work French knot where ap­pears us­ing two strands of 972/1232 and wrap­ping floss around nee­dle twice.

Work back­stitch over two threads us­ing two strands of floss.

At­tach each bead with a cross stitch us­ing one strand 972/1232.

Ma­te­ri­als & Fin­ish­ing In­struc­tions

• 91/2" x 91/2" (de­sign area) ma­hoganyfin­ish small square tray #68001 from Sud­berry House* • Pack­age of 1/8” spac­ers *See Where to Find It on page 64.

Press stitched piece from re­verse side, straight­en­ing as much as pos­si­ble. Fol­low man­u­fac­turer's in­struc­tions to in­sert stitched piece into tray. Be­fore in­sert­ing glass top, ap­ply 1/8" spac­ers along the edges of the fab­ric on each side of the tray.

Make it your own:

Ac­ces­sorize your serv­ing tray and craft a set of co­or­di­nat­ing coast­ers by stitch­ing in­di­vid­ual mo­tifs from this de­sign; adding a bor­der is op­tional.

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