Thursday, May 24, 2012

In June we are going to do the American Heart.  The pattern is a heart.  Red, White and Blue with fun stitches.  Here is the supply list:

     Congress cloth in 14 (over 2)  5.4" w x 4.2" h,
                               16 (over 2)  4.8"w x 3.8" h
                               18 (over 2)  4.2" w x 3.8" h 
                               24 (over 1)  3.2" wX 2.8" h
                               Your choice. 

The smaller the count the smaller the design area will be.  Add to the design area at least 3 inches on each side. (all four)  The larger the ground count the heavier the threads should be or the greater the number of threads used. 

     Perle cotton #8  or #12  depending on the count of your congress cloth, or DMC floss
     Colors:  red-DMC 498
                 blue-DMC 798
                 white-DMC blanc
                 Kreinik #4 braid 002