9.8 cm x 10.2 cm x 8.9 cm
One sheet of 7 -count plastic canvas
9mm round amethyst faceted acrylic stone
20.3 cm white 6mm satin ribbon
19mm pieces of 3mm pearl stem
Craft glue or glue gun
Worsted-weight or plastic canvas yarn.
A: For box sides. cut two 11 x 39 holes.
B: For box rim, cut one according to graph.
C: For box bottom and lid top. cut two (one for bottom and one for top) according to graph.
D: For lid lining, cut one accord-ing to graph.
E: For lid lip pieces, cut two 2 x 29 holes.
F: For flower petals, cut four according to graph.
G: For large leaf, cut one according to graph.
H: For small leaves, cut two according to graph.
NOTE: One C piece is not worked for box bottom.
1: Using colors and stitches indicated, work A (see Herringbone Stitch Illustration ). B, one C for lid top, D (leave uncoded area unworked) and E-H pieces according to graphs; with baby pink. Overcast cutout edges of B. With matching colors, Overcast edges of F-H pieces.
2: Whipstitch and assemble A-E pieces as indicated on graphs.
NOTE: Separate maple into 2-ply or nylon plastic canvas yarn into 1-ply strands.
3: Using 2-ply (or 1 -ply) maple and Backstitch, embroider detail on F pieces as indicated.
4: Glue F pieces and pearls together according to Primrose Assembly Illustration.
5: Tie ribbon into a bow, or cut and glue ribbon pieces together; glue stone to center of bow.
6: Glue bow, leaves and flower to center top of lid as desired or as shown in photo.
Primrose Assembly Diagram
(Pieces are shown in different colors for contrast.)
Step 1: With baby pink, Whipstitch E pieces together and to right side of D: Overcast unfinished edges of E pieces.
Step 2: With pink, Whipstitch D and lid top C wrong sides together. forming lid.
Step 3: Whipstitch A, B and box bottom C pieces together, forming box.