Roz Wat­nemo De­signs

Har­dan­ger De­light Skill Level: In­ter­me­di­ate

Just Cross Stitch - - Contents - Ros­alyn Wat­nemo Roz Wat­nemo De­signs; rwat­nemo@gmail.com; www.nordic­nee­dle.net

DMC® Pearl Cot­ton #8 X 321 red 701 green, lt. Fab­ric: 13" x 13" piece 25-count white Lu­gana from Zweigart® Stitch Count: 85H x 85W De­sign Size: 67/ 8" x 67/ 8"

In­struc­tions: Be­gin­ning in cen­ter sec­tion of fab­ric, work all satin stitch blocks us­ing one strand 701.

Cross stitch over two threads us­ing one strand 321.

Work ca­ble stitch over two threads us­ing one strand 321.

Work di­ag­o­nal satin stitch for cor­ner mo­tifs us­ing one strand 321.

Work solid mo­tifs us­ing one strand 701.

Work but­ton­hole stitch around edge us­ing one strand 321.

Us­ing sharp em­broi­dery scis­sors, cut fab­ric where red lines ap­pear on chart. Care­fully with­draw cut fab­ric threads. Us­ing one strand 321, care­fully work woven bars, web and large outer web stitches. Fin­ish­ing Ma­te­ri­als & In­struc­tions • 8" x 8" piece dark green felt • 4 small pearl star but­tons • Sewing thread and nee­dle • Dou­ble-sided tape or fab­ric glue • Clear in­vis­i­ble thread Trim de­sign along but­ton­hole edge us­ing sharp em­broi­dery scis­sors, tak­ing care not to snip any of the stitches. Press stitched piece from re­verse side, straight­en­ing as much as pos­si­ble, and plac­ing a terry cloth be­tween the stitch­ing and iron­ing board. Sew pearl star but­tons to corners of stitched piece, re­fer­ring to the pho­to­graph for place­ment.

At­tach stitched piece to green felt us­ing dou­ble-sided tape or a small amount of fab­ric glue around the outer edges. Trim felt around edges, leav­ing 1/8" bor­der of felt show­ing be­yond the edge of the stitched piece. At­tach a loop of in­vis­i­ble thread for top hanger.

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