Enjoy making a piece of Assisi-style embroidery using all half cross stitches (also called tent and Continental tent stitches). Images pop from the negative space that is created by stitching the background only. A single color of hand-dyed variegated floss from Colour Complements gives this simple-to-do piece a sophisticated look.
Skill Level: Beginner Materials
• 14" x 14" piece 14- count white Aida by Charles Craft* • Four skeins Colour Complements six-strand Egyptian cotton floss* • Size 24 tapestry needle • Professionally framed*
Colour Complements 6-strand Egyptian Cotton Floss 5 14* *Four skeins required.
Stitch Count: 112H x 112W Design Size: 8"x 8"
Instructions: Work 1/2 cross stitch over one square using two strands of floss.