"Longfellow's Round Tower"
A medieval castle of delights for the adventurous stitcher
Design Size 223x 277
Suggested Fabric: 32 ct antique white Jobelan (Wichelt #862101)
Finished size on 32 ct over 2 = 14”w x 17-1/2” h
DMC cotton floss (27 colors)
Full crosses, straight/back stitch, fractional stitches as well as specialty stitches
which are: Quodlibet, Florentine, Rhodes Heart, Algerian Eye, Closed Chevron, Four-Sided, Border Flower, and Queen Stitch.
³ Specialty Stitch Instructions Included as always ³
#5 in the tea/coffee series
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Design size: 100 x 100:
Suggested Fabric: 32 ct white Jobelan evenweave (Wichelt # 8620)
Finished size on 32 ct over 2 = 6 ¼” square.
Dinky Dyes silk floss
Embellished with Mill Hill beads
Glass seed beads- Old Gold /00557 (51)
Antique glass beads- Rich red /03049 (30)
Petite Glass beads- Rainbow /40374 (47)
Full crosses, straight and back stitch, Sofia Stitch; Four Sided stitch.
Instructions always included
a playful rainbow of colors in plain cross stitch for the cutest little finish you have ever seen!
Suggested fabric: 32 ct Wichelt Jobelan “Summer Sky” #862-504
Finished size: over 2 on 32 ct = 8 ¾” square
Dinky Dyes silk floss
Full crosses, Back/straight stitch
1 bead MH Petite seed bead, 42011 Victorian Gold
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Three new Tempting Tangles designs will appear by the third week of October! The winter tea design is one that I know many of you have been anticipating -"Golden Quince" will join the tea and coffee series we began at the end of 2013, Next in line is, "Wild Goose". a playful design with a colorful sense of humor.. Finally, the very long-awaited "Longfellow's Round Tower", inspired by the classic poem, H. W. Longfellow's, The Children's Hour.