Ok, so if you haven’t totally soured on the whole Valentine’s Day thing (No? That’s just little, old single me? Oh, ok. Cue sad violins. Feel free to send chocolates…), then read on. We have a pretty little sampler designed by Terry Loewen that will make a sweet decoration for this lovely holiday (sweet…love-ly holiday…get it? Hello? Is this thing on?…).
lovely thoughts sampler
designed by Terry Loewen
For product information, see sources below.
Wichelt Pink Dahlia 28ct hand dyed Jobelan in No. 429-508
DMC embroidery floss in No. 760 and No. 3371
Mill Hill No. GBFRM19 matte black frame, 6” x 8”
Black foamcore (a 6” x 8” piece), double-sided fabric tape, iron and ironing surface, lip-locking hoop, mild soap and water, size 24 or 26 needle
For cross-stitch chart, see below.
1. Place cross-stitch fabric in hoop, making sure fabric is not stretched too tightly.
2. Using two strands of floss, and following chart, cross-stitch design.
3. After stitching sampler, hand wash, let dry, then press right-side down.
4. Put double-sided tape on back edges of foamcore, then fold edges of sampler over and press down with fingers.
5. Place in frame.
For questions regarding this design, contact Terry at firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit her blog at threecatfarm.blogspot.com, and visit her Etsy shop at http://www.etsy.com/shop/ThreeCatFarm. You won’t be sorry!
The DMC Corporation
Mill Hill Beads
Wichelt Imports, Inc.