Earth tones are lovely in this fall floral design. Stitch and frame this petite picture for a bit of autumn decor, or insert the design in an antiquelooking box for jewelry or other small treasures.
Skill Level: Intermediate
• 11" x 10" piece 32- count vintage pearl linen from Lakeside Linens and Designs* • One skein each Gloriana Hand-Dyed
Silk floss* • One skein Needlepoint Inc. Silk floss* • Size 26 tapestry needle *See Where to Find It on page 62.
Gloriana Hand- Dyed Silk Floss
DMC® Alternatives Listed in Parentheses 103 (310) India ink 051 (4047) slate green 041 (111) autumn gold
Needlepoint Inc. Silk
DMC® Alternatives Listed in Parentheses 134 (744) creamy yellow, dk. Stitch Count: 43H x 50W Design Size: 25⁄8" x 31⁄8" Instructions: Cross stitch over two threads using two strands of floss.
Finishing Materials & Instructions
• Memories Cottage Garden Distressed Black Tiny Round Treasure Box #TR305B **See Where to Find It on page 62. .
Press stitched piece from reverse side, straightening as much as possible. Using box lid's template, trim excess fabric, centering design. Insert stitched design into frame opening.