A Perforated-Paper Needle Book to Cross-Stitch Pattern
Make an inspired project with vintage accents. Enjoy Mary Polityka Bush's instruction for tea dying and embellishment choices. Make this cross stitched piece reminiscent of the twentieth century embroidery.
Finished Size: 4½ x 27?8 x ¼ inches (11.3 x 7.3 x 0.6 cm)
Yarn: Caron Collection Soie Cristale,12-ply silk thread,6 yards/skein,1 skein each of #2010 Lacquer Red and #5024 Olive Green; Caron Collection Waterlilies, 12-ply silk thread, 6 yards/skein, 1 skein each of #073 Charcoal,#169 Moss,#205 Saffron,#221 Bittersweet
Needles: John James Needles, tapestry, sizes 24 and 26
Notions: Sewing thread, Ivory; Bucilla Embroidery Ribbon, silk, 4 mm wide, 1 yard(0.9 m) of #655 Creamy Yellow; Buttons, milagros, or other add-ons (optional); Laying tool; Craft knife, metal edge ruler, and cutting mat for cutting the perforated paper
Originally Published: PieceWork September/October 2014