Halloween Sweet Treats
Skill Level: Confident Beginner
• 11" x 11" piece 14- count black Lincoln
from Zweigart* • One skein each DMC® or Anchor® six
strand embroidery floss* • One spool each Kreinik Fine Braid #8* • Size 24 tapestry needle *See Where to Find It on page 110. Stitch Count: 70H x 70W Design Size: 5"x 5"
Cross stitch over one thread using three strands of floss or one strand Fine Braid. Work running stitch over one thread using one strand of Fine Braid.
Finishing Materials & Instructions
• One Large Happy Jack button 4599L from Just Another Button Company™ * • Four Tiny Candy Corn buttons 4414.T
from Just Another Button Company™ * • One 51/4" x 51/4" square of black felt with
sticky back *See Where to Find It on page 110. Press stitched piece on reverse side, straightening as much as possible.
Attach buttons using two strands coordinating floss, referring to photo for placement.
Count seven threads away from the running stitch border; cut and remove the eighth thread. Do not fringe until felt is affixed.
Trim sticky-back felt, with paper still on, to same size as just beyond the running stitch border. Peel away paper and apply to back side of the stitched piece.
Carefully remove excess fabric along the channel that was created by removing the eighth thread. Fringe by removing six of the fabric threads, leaving the one right next to the running stitch in place.