Flo­ral Al­pha­bet

Just Cross Stitch - - Contents - Cathy Bussi

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"

Ma­te­ri­als

• 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.

In­struc­tions

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.

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