Romantic Floral Table Mat
Skill Level: Intermediate Stitch Count: 282H x 282W Design Size: 201/4" x 201/4"
• 27" x 27" piece 14- count white Aida
from Wichelt Imports Inc.* • One skein each DMC® or Sullivans®
USA six-strand embroidery floss* • Size 24 tapestry needle
Note: The chart is the upper left quadrant of the design; rotate the chart clockwise to stitch the entire design.
Cross stitch over one square using two strands of floss.
Backstitch over one square using one strand of floss.
Finishing Materials & Instructions • Fusible interfacing • Coordinating sewing thread
Press stitched piece from reverse side, straightening as much as possible. Trim fusible interfacing to same size as stitched design. Following manufacturer’s instructions fuse interfacing to back side of stitched piece.
Trim stitched piece to 3" from stitching on all sides. Lay stitched piece facedown on work surface. Fold a 1" hem allowance to wrong side on all edges and press. Fold another 1" hem allowance, and press. Blind-stitch hem in place using coordinating thread.