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Cross Stitch Colorblock

Cross Stitch Colorblock

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This lesson is the second in a series of three. In these lessons, you will learn to stitch basic Cross Stitch. A model of the completed project is shown above.
To complete all three lessons you will need:

  • the completed project from Lesson One
  • a pair of sharp scissors
  • a small embroidery hoop (optional)
  • a five-inch by five-inch square of 11-count Aida fabric
  • eight contrasting colors of embroidery floss
  • a size 22 or 24 tapestry needle.

    The DMC floss colors used in the model are (353, 350, 552, 554, 699, 700, 809, and 820) or choose your own colors.

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