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Sunflower Serenade

  • $12.50
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  • Weight
    4.0000 oz
  • SKU
    BRD-107

Charting for sampler/scissor fob/pin pillow. 

Stitch counts:

Sampler – 160 H x 99 W
Scissor Fob - 29 H x 31 W (2)
Pin Pillow Insert - 25 H x 35 W

Models are stitched on 28-count Jobelan Bone from Wichelt Imports, Inc. (429-16).
Linen Substitute: 30-count Baby's Breath Linen Fabric by Weeks Dye Works.

Models are stitched with Weeks Dye Works Cotton Floss (DMC equivalents provided):

Weeks Dye Works Cotton Floss (DMC) - 5 yard skeins - 1 skein needed unless noted:
Blue Jeans (931)
Curry (3820) - 2 skeins
Garnet (815)
Hazelnut (434)
Holly (500)
Hunter (505) - 2 skeins
Kris' Bon Bon (801)
Madison Rose (223)
Michael's Navy (823)
Molasses (3031)
Snowflake (B5200)
Tin Roof (647) 

Floss estimation is for stitching the sampler and two smalls shown as directed (two strands of floss over-two linen threads) on 28-count fabric. DMC equivalents are only approximate, as there are no exact equivalents for hand-dyed fibers.

Package contains charting for the sampler and two needlework smalls, stitching instructions, stitch diagrams, complete finishing instructions for the scissor fob and pin pillow, a template for the 5" hexagon (pin pillow), and an alphabet/numbers for personalization.

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

Stitches (diagrams for all stitches are provided):

Cross Stitch over-two linen threads
Back Stitch

Smyrna Cross Stitch
Nun Stitch

Finishing Supplies for needlework smalls:Coordinating wool fabric or felt - two 5" hexagons (pin pillow)

Coordinating ribbon or cord (1/8" - 1/4" in width) - 14" length (pin pillow)
DMC 6-strand embroidery floss - 1 skein 3820 (scissor fob twisted cord)
Kreinik Custom Corder (mini drill for making twisted cord)
Fiberfill, cotton balls, or your choice of "stuffing" (scissor fob and biscornu)

Basic sewing supplies and iron

Scissors (NOT included) - Little Gems (Chocolate) by Kelmscott Designs

This is a Kansas-inspired design - featuring the state flower (Sunflower), the state bird (Western Meadowlark), and the state insect (Honeybee).

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