Skill Level: Intermediate Materials
• 24" x 24" piece 27- count white Linda evenweave from
Zweigart®* • Two skeins DMC® Light Effects
metallic floss* • Size 24 tapestry needle Stitch Count: 236H x 236W Design Size: 171/2" x 171/2" Instructions: Find the center of the fabric by folding it in half twice; mark center with a single cross stitch to be pulled out later. Using chart and referring to photo, center and stitch the design along one edge. Note: Top of "t" in Silent is 70 stitches down and nine stitches to the left from center point. Cross stitch over two threads using two strands of floss. Backstitch over two threads using two strands of floss. Work queen stitch using two strands of floss. Work lazy daisy stitch over four threads using two strands of floss. Turn fabric and repeat design three additional times to complete the design referencing to chart for alignment.
Finishing stitched piece Instructions: from the reverse Press side, straightening gently as necessary. Turn under 1/4" along edges, mitering corner, and press. Turn under another 1/4", continuing to miter corners, and iron again to crease. Slip-stitch around the thread. edges using matching sewing