A Perforated-Paper Needle Book to Cross-Stitch

Mary Bush

This is a pattern from PieceWork September/October 2014.

FINISHED SIZE: 4½ x 27⁄8 x ¼ inches (11.3 x 7.3 x 0.6 cm)

MATERIALS

  • Caron Collection Soie Cristale, 12-ply silk thread, 6 yards (5.5 m)/skein, 1 skein each of #2010 Lacquer Red and #5024 Olive Green; Caron Collection Waterlilies, 12-ply silk thread, 6 yards (5.5 m)/skein, 1 skein each of #073 Charcoal, #169 Moss, #205 Saffron, #221 Bittersweet; www.caron-net.com
  • Holland Wool Felt, 1 piece 8 x 12 inches (20.3 x 30.5 cm), Soft White; www.achildsdream.com
  • Mill Hill Perforated Paper, 14-count, 2 sheets/package, each 9 x 12 inches, (22.9 x 30.5 cm), Ecru; www .wichelt.com
  • John James Needles, tapestry, sizes 24 and 26; www.colonialneedle.com
  • 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 or sharp scissors for cutting the perforated paper
  • Black tea bags, 3

 

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