2.01.2013

 ~ Valentine Pillow ~


Model Thread:  The Gentle Art ( #0360) Cranberry
Model Linen:  36 count, Zweigart natural (used front & back)
Stitch Count:  86 x 38
Stitch Techniques:  Cross Stitch & Back Stitch
Worked ONE strand over TWO threads of linen
Stuffing:  Hand-carded wool, with dried rose petals added for delight

11.30.2012

~ Christmas Wishes Pillow ~
Model Thread:  The Gentle Art ( #0360) Cranberry
Model Linen:  36 count, Zweigart natural (used front & back)
Stitch Count:  81 x 59
Stitch Techniques:  Cross Stitch & Algerian Eye (dots above the letter "i")
Worked ONE strand over TWO threads of linen
Stuffing:  Hand-carded wool 

11.17.2012

~ Acorn Scissor Weight ~
DMC #839 (Acorn & Stem ... use Cross Stitch)
DMC #841 (Acorn Cap ... use Cross Stitch)
DMC #3362 (Border ... use Four-sided Stitch)
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Model Linen:  36 count, Zweigart natural (used front & back)
Stitch Count:  15 x 18
Stitch Technqiues:  Cross Stitch & Four-sided Stitch
Worked ONE strand over TWO threads of linen
Materials needed for scissor weight:
Muslin for the emery bag (to be slipped into stitched piece)
Emery grains
Twisted cord