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Through The Trees

  • $13.00
Qty:  
  • Weight
    4.0000 oz
  • SKU
    BRD-112

Charting for a framed design, scissor fob, and pin pillow.

Stitch counts:

Sampler (Framed Design) – 122 H x 178 W
Scissor Fob - 32 H x 32 W (2)
In Pillow Insert - 28 H x 40 W

Models are stitched on 32-count Tundra hand-dyed fabric from Lakeside Linens. Alternative fabric choices: 30-count Weeks Dye Works Dolphin (a little darker grey) or 30-count Weeks Dye Works Dove (a hint more green). 

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

Weeks Dye Works Cotton Floss (DMC) - 5 yard skeins - 1 skein needed unless noted:
Carrot (922)
Graphite (414)
Grasshopper (732)
Hazelnut (420)
Kohl (310) - 3 skeins
Rust (300) - 2 skeins
Sweet Potato (920)
Whiskey (3821)
Whitewash (White)

Floss estimation is for stitching the sampler and two needlework smalls shown as directed (two strands of floss over-two linen threads) on 32-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, 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
Four-Sided Stitch
Long-Armed Cross Stitch
Smyrna Cross Stitch
Nun Stitch
Tent Stitch
Cross Stitch with Bar
Point Croise Stitch (Double Back Stitch)
Long Straight Stitch
French or Colonial Knots (minimal) 

Finishing Supplies for needlework smalls:

Wool felt or fabric - black (pin pillow)
Grosgrain ribbon (1/8" width) - 14" black (pin pillow)
Jumbo rick rack - Wright Co. (402 1241) - 6" Carrot (pin pillow)
Fiberfill, cotton balls, or your choice of "stuffing" (pin pillow and scissor fob)
DMC 6-strand embroidery floss - 1 skein 310 (twisted cord)
Kreinik Custom Corder (mini drill for making twisted cord)
Basic sewing supplies and iron

Scissors shown (not included): Primitive Little Gems by Kelmscott Designs

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