Jon­quil & Rose

De­signs by An­gela Pullen Ather­ton of Pullen De­signs

Just Cross Stitch - - Jonquil & Rose -

Skill Level: Con­fi­dent Beginner Ma­te­ri­als • Two 11" x 10" pieces 28- count raw Cashel

linen from Zweigart®* • One skein each DMC® or Pres­en­cia® six-strand

em­broi­dery floss* • Size 24 ta­pes­try nee­dle *See Where to Find It on page 64. Stitch Count Jon­quil: 64H x 54W Rose: 61H x 47W De­sign Size Jon­quil: 45/8" x 37/8" Rose: 43/ 8" x 33/ 8"

In­struc­tions: Cross stitch over two threads us­ing two strands of floss. Work 1/4 cross stitch where small sym­bols ap­pear us­ing two strands of floss. When two col­ors are brack­eted to­gether, use one strand of each.

Back­stitch over two threads us­ing one strand of floss.

Work straight stitch for jon­quil sta­men us­ing one strand 721/7567.

Work French knot for jon­quil cen­ters where ap­pears us­ing one strand 721/7567 and wrap­ping floss around nee­dle twice. Fin­ish­ing Ma­te­ri­als & In­struc­tions • Two 6" wooden hoops • Two spools co­or­di­nat­ing 1/8"-wide

rib­bon • Two 6"x 6" pieces of Presto™

Cash­mere Tan Sticky Back Felt • Pen or pen­cil • Dou­ble-sided tape *See Where to Find It on page 64.

Press stitched piece from re­verse side, straight­en­ing as much as pos­si­ble. Cen­ter stitched piece over in­ner hoop and mark linen 3/4" from hoop; cut out stitched piece. Place dou­ble-sided tape around the in­side of the smaller in­ner hoop. Cen­ter de­sign again on in­ner hoop and wrap ends to back of hoop along the tape to hold piece tightly.

Trace out­side edge onto pa­per side of felt; cut out and set aside.

Place dou­ble-sided tape around larger outer wooden hoop. Wrap with rib­bon.

Place out­side hoop over smaller hoop with stitched piece; tighten knob to se­cure piece. Pull pa­per from Sticky Back Felt and place sticky side over back of hoop, hid­ing ex­cess linen.

Tie rib­bon in a bow to em­bel­lish top. Re­peat for re­main­ing stitched piece.

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