Au­tumn Flowers

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.

Just Cross Stitch - - Autumn Flowers - De­sign by Ladonna Snell­baker of Black Branch Needle­work

Skill Level: In­ter­me­di­ate

Ma­te­ri­als

• 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.

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