Sheila Kelly,

Skill Level: In­ter­me­di­ate

Just Cross Stitch - - Contents - Sheila Kelly Stitched and fin­ished by Cather­ine Jor­dan

DMC® Sul­li­vans®

666 45155 red, bt. 3852 45450 straw, vy. dk. 702 45162 Kelly green B5200 45002 snow white 895 45248 hunter green,

vy. dk. 3078 45336 golden yel­low,

vy. lt. 762 45193 pearl gray, vy. lt. 646 45152 beaver gray, dk. 3756 45379 baby blue, ul.

vy. lt. 415 45091 pearl gray 799 45209 Delft blue, med. 904 45253 par­rot green,

vy. dk. 775 45195 baby blue, vy. lt. 498 45108 red, dk. 814 45216 garnet, dk.

Back­stitches

844 45241 beaver gray, ul.

dk. 415 45091 pearl gray B5200 45002 snow white 814 45216 garnet, dk. 646 45152 beaver gray, dk. Fab­ric: 10" x 9" piece 32-count white Belfast linen from Zweigart®* *See Where to Find It on page 111. Stitch Count: 49H x 45W De­sign Size: 31/ 8" x 27/ 8" In­struc­tions: Cross stitch over two threads us­ing two strands of floss.

Back­stitch over two threads us­ing one strand of floss.

Work straight stitch us­ing one strand of floss.

Fin­ish­ing Ma­te­ri­als & In­struc­tions

• One 4" x 4" x 1" piece foam block • One 5" x 5" piece co­or­di­nat­ing fab­ric • One yard 1"-wide co­or­di­nat­ing

gros­grain rib­bon • One yard 1/8"- wide co­or­di­nat­ing rib­bon

(hanger and bow) • Three gold beads (op­tional) • Flat-head straight pins • Craft glue Press stitched piece from re­verse side, straight­en­ing as much as pos­si­ble. With de­sign cen­tered, trim stitched piece to 5" x 5". Cen­ter stitched piece on one 4" side of foam block. Wrap edges of linen around sides of block and pin in place, mak­ing stitched piece taut. Place co­or­di­nat­ing fab­ric on op­po­site side of block and re­peat.

Start­ing on top of block, pin end of 1"-wide co­or­di­nat­ing gros­grain rib­bon over raw fab­ric edges. Glue rib­bon in place, pulling tight and con­tin­u­ing around edges, re­turn­ing to top of block. Turn un­der edge of rib­bon, trim­ming as needed, and pin in place.

Cre­ate bow and hanger us­ing 1/8"wide co­or­di­nat­ing rib­bon, glue and pin to top of block. Al­low to dry. Add beads to bow if de­sired.

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