Sunflower Serenade Sunflower Serenade Needlework Smalls

Sunflower Serenade

Vine Border

LeafStitch counts:

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

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

LeafModels 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:
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 (2 strands of floss over 2 linen threads) on 28-count fabric. DMC equivalents are only approximate, as there are no exact equivalents for hand-dyed fibers.

LeafPackage 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.

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

LeafStitches - diagrams for all stitches are provided:

Cross Stitch over two linen threads
Back Stitch

Smyrna Cross Stitch
Nun Stitch

LeafFinishing Supplies for needlework smalls:

Leaf 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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