Gifts for Dad & Mom

Gift your mom and dad with spe­cial hand­made stitched trea­sures this year. Ba­sic stitches worked in solid and var­ie­gated cot­ton flosses cre­ate a di­men­sional ef­fect in these two lovely pieces.

Just Cross Stitch - - Contents - Frony Rit­ter

Fish­er­man Dad De­sign by Frony Rit­ter of Frony Rit­ter De­signs Skill Level: Easy Ma­te­ri­als • 9" x 9" piece 14- count mixed berry Jo­belan® Aida from Wichelt Im­ports Inc.* • One skein each DMC® or Sul­li­vans®

USA six-strand em­broi­dery floss* • One skein The Gen­tle Art Sam­pler

Threads* • Size 24 tapestry nee­dle *See Where to Find It on page 53. DMC® Sul­li­vans® ? 434 45095 brown, lt. 8 435 45096 brown, vy. lt. 5 436 45097 tan ? 437 45098 tan, lt. £ 725 45170 topaz, med. lt. ¥ 728 45491 topaz i 321 45062 red o 814 45216 gar­net, dk. 8 311 45054 navy blue, med. a 793 45204 corn­flower blue,

med. b 758 45190 terra cotta, vy. lt. B 807 45213 pea­cock blue ç 3765 45382 pea­cock blue, vy. dk. £ 3766 45383 pea­cock blue, lt. Ω 3808 45405 turquoise, ul. vy. dk. { 3849 45447 teal green, lt. G 3812 45409 sea green, vy. dk. ▲ 433 45094 brown, med. ) 3371 45351 black brown Í 666 45155 red, bt. oe 3756 45379 baby blue, ul. vy. lt. Back­stitches — 3765 45382 pea­cock blue, vy. dk. 3371 45351 black brown Straight Stitch — 3371 45351 black brown The Gen­tle Art Sam­pler Threads 9 0980 la­goon Stitch Count: 42H x 41W De­sign Size: 27/8" x 27/8" In­struc­tions: Cross stitch bor­der, fish­er­man, ca­noe and oar over one square us­ing two strands of floss. Work 1/4 cross stitch where small sym­bols ap­pear us­ing two strands of floss and pierc­ing cen­ters of Aida squares.

Work 1/2 cross stitch for wa­ter and clouds over one square us­ing one strand of floss.

Work straight stitch for oars us­ing two strands of floss.

Back­stitch over one square us­ing one strand of floss.

Fin­ish­ing Ma­te­ri­als & In­struc­tions • Light oak Small Trin­ket Box #9 from Patches 'n Planks* *See Where to Find It on page 53.

Press stitched piece from re­verse side, straight­en­ing as much as pos­si­ble. Trim stitched piece to 1" from stitch­ing on all sides.

Fol­low­ing man­u­fac­turer's in­struc­tions, mount stitched piece in box lid. f

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