Twenty-six blooming beauties adorn this Floral Alphabet design from Cathy Bussi. Delicate buds wrap around each letter while bands of blooming beauties, along with three rows of specialty stitches, complete this sweet project.
Design by Cathy Bussi
Skill Level: Intermediate Stitch Count: 110H x 137W Design Size: 77/8" x 97/8"
• 14" x 16" piece 28- count white Jobelan from
Wichelt Imports Inc.* • One skein each DMC® or Sullivans® USA
six-strand embroidery floss* • Size 24 tapestry needle • Professionally framed* *See Where to Find It on page 65.
Cross stitch over two threads using two strands of floss. Where small symbols appear, work 1/4 cross stitch using two strands of floss.
Backstitch over two threads using one strand of floss.
Work French knot using two strands of floss and wrapping floss around needle twice.
Work Algerian eye stitch over four threads using one strand of floss. Note: Outline indicates stitch placement only and is not to be backstitched. Work four-sided stitch over two threads using two strands of floss.