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.


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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