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Halloween with a "Y"

  • $14.00
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  • Weight
    4.0000 oz
  • SKU
    BRD-096

Stitch counts:

Sampler – 77 H x 308 W
If doing smalls, each box has a stitch count of 77 H x 60 W. 

All models are stitched on 40-count Tundra hand-dyed fabric from Lakeside Linens.

Models are stitched with The Gentle Art Sampler Threads (DMC equivalents provided):

The Gentle Art Sampler Threads (DMC conversion):
Barn Gray (169) - 1 skein
Burnt Orange (921) - 1 skein 
Chives (469) - 1 skein
Fragrant Cloves (920) - 1 skein
Gold Leaf (729) - 1 skein
Maple Syrup (3021) - 1 skein
Picket Fence (B5200) - 1 skein
Raven (310) - 3 skeins
Tarnished Gold (612) - 1 skein

Floss estimation is for stitching the sampler and two smalls shown as directed on 40-count linen with one strand of floss over-two linen threads. DMC equivalents are only approximate, as there are no exact equivalents for hand-dyed threads.

Package contains charting for the entire sampler, stitching instructions, and complete finishing instructions for making each square into a flat-finished ornament or treat bag.

I encourage you to use floss and fabric colors that match your personality and style.

Stitches (diagrams provided):

Cross Stitch over-two linen threads
Cross Stitch over-one linen thread (minimal)
Back Stitch

Finishing Supplies:

Matching cotton fabric (treat bag and back of ornament)
Medium rick rack - black (treat bag and ornament) 
Matching wool fabric (treat bag pocket) - Model used Weeks Dye Works Wool Fabric ~ Kohl
Lightweight Interfacing or stabilizer (treat bag) 
Matching 3/8" grosgrain ribbon (treat bag)
2 skeins DMC six-strand embroidery floss -921 (ornament twisted cord)
Cotton quilt batting (ornament)
Mat board or poster board (ornament)
Matching pins (pinkeep)
Kreinik Custom Corder™ (mini drill for making twisted cord)
Basic sewing supplies and iron

Other finishing ideas (be creative!):

Pillow ornaments
Hook hangers
Magnets
Needlebook
Pinkeep
...or one box would be fabulous in a frame by itself...

Names on the tombstones (I have been asked this question A LOT!):

Left: Justin Pieces
Center: RIP Myra Mains
Right: Barry M. Deep

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