Sampler – 160 H x 99 W
Scissor Fob - 29 H x 31 W (2)
Pin Pillow Insert - 25 H x 35 W
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.
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
Hunter (505) - 2 skeins
Kris' Bon Bon (801)
Madison Rose (223)
Michael's Navy (823)
Tin Roof (647)
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.
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.
encourage you to use floss and fabric colors that match your personality and
Stitches - diagrams for all stitches
Stitch over two linen threads
Smyrna Cross Stitch
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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