Molly Beals,

Skill Level: In­ter­me­di­ate

Just Cross Stitch - - Contents -

Ma­te­ri­als

• 8" x 8" piece 32-count blush linen from Weeks Dye Works™

• Sul­li­vans® USA six-strand em­broi­dery floss

• 24" pom­pom trim

• 4" wooden em­broi­dery hoop

• Sulky® Stick ’n Stitch self-ad­he­sive wa­ter-sol­u­ble print­able sta­bi­lizer

• Aleene’s Stop Fray­ing seam sealant

• Size 24 ta­pes­try nee­dle

• Scanner/printer

De­sign Size: 4" x 4"

In­struc­tions: Fol­low­ing man­u­fac­turer’s in­struc­tions through­out, scan and copy the de­sign onto wa­ter-sol­u­ble sta­bi­lizer. Af­fix sta­bi­lizer to fab­ric.

Stitch de­sign us­ing six strands of floss un­less in­di­cated oth­er­wise, re­fer­ring to di­a­gram and photo through­out.

For French knots, use six strands of floss for larger knots and three strands of floss for smaller knots, and wrap floss around nee­dle twice.

For small back­stitches within tree out­line, use three strands of floss.

Rinse away sta­bi­lizer; lay stitched piece flat to dry. Lay stitched piece face­down on a thick towel and press from wrong side as needed to smooth.

Mount stitched de­sign in em­broi­dery hoop. Trim ex­cess fab­ric and treat cut edges with seam sealant; let dry.

Glue pom­pom trim around edges of em­broi­dery hoop, form­ing a hang­ing loop at the top of or­na­ment.

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