Kitty and Elephant Escape My Stitching Cupboard




Last night, I heard a rustling from the  depths of my stitching cupboard and I discovered these two tussling,  They wanted to escape and join you in your stitching chair!  This week shops will be notified so they can order these newest designs.  One is "Practically Perfect" and the other is "Remember".  I will post all the details on my site this weekend and email my newsletter - so be sure you are signed up! Charts are always packed in a clear plastic bag with air and hang holes
 “Remember” model is worked in Dinky Dyes Natural, French Press and Pacific Ocean. The DMC cross reference is  a suggestion only. Design size: 101 x 101 stitches.  This little design is meant o resemble a tiny, fringed carpet.  Finished size if worked on 30 ct fabric over 2 = 6 3/4" square.  Allow additional fabric for framing. Suggested Fabric: Model was worked on Weeks Dye Works 30 ct, #1121 Straw over 2 threads of fabric.  This design is best if worked over 2 threads of fabric because of the Smyrna Cross; We used Back Stitch to work the little scalloped flowers and curving flower heads with dark blue.  Depending upon your fabric count, use either 1 or 2 strands of floss will be needed.  On 32 count over 2, use 2 strands.  **** This design must be worked over 2 threads of fabric because of the different types of Smyrna Cross.
“Practically Perfect” model was worked on Wichelt’s  Hand-dyed Jobelan 28ct, #429524 Twilight Mist, over 2 with 2 strands of Dinky Dyes silk floss in 9 colors -  Natural, Goldfish, Coolibah, Dark Chocolate, Pumpkin Spice, Madi’s Rose, Red Dust, Wild Honey, Shades of Wine.  Beads used are Mill Hill 00367  Garnet Seed Bead (5) and 02011  Victorian Gold (1)
Design size is 90x90.  Finished size on 28 count over 2 =  6 ½” square; Always allow additional fabric for finishing.  Always perform a floss toss before stitching if you are substituting other floss colors. **** This design contains full, back, straight split, but it can be worked over ONE thread of fabric!