Thursday, November 01, 2007
Winter Needleroll - Heart in Hand
It's not quite winter yet, but I thought I would get these cheerful chappies ready anyway! I do like needlerolls as a way of finishing smalls, I did this one very simply with a standard "dressmaking" hem.
Fabric: 28 count linen, natural
Threads: DMC stranded cotton
Designer: Cecilia Turner (Heart in Hand)
Chart Details: Winter Fobs - Heart in Hand
Stitch Count: 44H x 62V
Stitches Used: Cross Stitch, Back Stitch, Rhodes Stitch, Oblong Smyrna Stitch, Closed Herringbone Stitch
Threads Used: DMC 712, 355, 680, 3740, 926, 729, 922, 844, 612, 3778, 927, 3362. Cross stitch in two strands.
Embellishments: Two star shaped buttons.
Modifications Made: Own choice of buttons. DMC conversion used.