Hal­loween Sweet Treats

Just Cross Stitch - - Halloween Sweet Treats - De­sign by Nancy Wahler of Faith­wurks De­signs

Skill Level: Con­fi­dent Be­gin­ner

Ma­te­ri­als

• 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"

In­struc­tions:

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.

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