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Wednesday, November 9, 2011

A Little Witch Cross Stitch Pattern




Materials
• 10" x 10'' piece 14-count blue blizzard opalescent Aida from Wichelt Imports, Inc.*
• One skein each Sullivans USA six-strand embroidery floss**
• One skein each Sullivans USA Metallic Floss**
• Size 24 tapestry needle

 
Sullivans USA Metallic Floss
bs 44435 purple
bs 44418 gold 

Stitch count : 61H x 61W 
Design size : 4 3/8" x 4 3/8'' 

Instructions:
Cross stitch over one square, using two strands of floss. Work 1/4 stitch where small symbols appear, using two strands of floss and piercing Aida fabric with needle.
Backstitch (bs) over one square, using one strand of floss. 


Backstitch (bs) instructions:
44435  X on dress (red lines)
44418  moons on dress (blue lines)
45253  star
45249  mouth (gray lines); broom; hands; face; hair
45053  remainder of backstitch 

Finishing instructions:
Model was embellished by attaching bows made from 5/16"-wide coordinating ribbon. Twisted cording was made using Sullivans USA 45053, 45125, and 45256.

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