Lucky Me

Bring a lit­tle luck of the Ir­ish into your stitch­ing bas­ket with this pair of de­signs from Frony Rit­ter. Stitched on Aida or per­fo­rated pa­per, ei­ther de­sign can be fin­ished as a small hang­ing or­na­ment or as a top­per for a small box.

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Skill Level: Easy Ma­te­ri­als

• 7" x 8" piece 14- count moun­tain sage

mar­ble Aida by DMC®* • 5" x 6" 14- count per­fo­rated pa­per • One skein each DMC® or Sul­li­vans®

USA six-strand embroidery floss* • One skein Painter’s Thread Metal­lic Braid #4 from Thread­nuts* • Size 24 ta­pes­try nee­dle *See Where to Find It on page 63.

Stitch Count: 18H x 29W De­sign Size: 11/4" x 21/8"

In­struc­tions:

Cross stitch over one square us­ing two strands of floss. Back­stitch over one square us­ing one strand of floss.

Fin­ish­ing Ma­te­ri­als & In­struc­tions

• Empty mint tin • White spray paint • Tacky glue • Dark olive hemp cord • Yel­low/gold dec­o­ra­tive trim

Trim per­fo­rated pa­per to one square from stitch­ing on all sides, us­ing sharp embroidery scis­sors.

Fol­low­ing man­u­fac­turer’s in­struc­tions, spray tin with white spray paint; let dry.

Glue stitched piece onto tin lid, mak­ing sure to cen­ter. Model was em­bel­lished with dark olive hemp cord wrapped around bot­tom.

For or­na­ment:

Re­fer to Flat-Or­na­ment Fin­ish­ing In­struc­tions on page 59. Trim and hanger were made with pur­chased trim.

Lucky Me

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