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Hi, I'm Katie Canavan, a textile artist and designer who lives & works in Los Angeles. After watching my mom make quilts, I took a quilting class at age 8. The year was 1992 and I haven't stopped ...

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2014 Calendar Pattern

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(10) Name: 'Embroidery : 2014 Calendar Pattern
2014 Calendar Pattern
2014 Calendar Pattern
2014 Calendar Pattern
2014 Calendar Pattern
2014 Calendar Pattern

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • basic embroidery stitches

Pattern Description:

What better way to celebrate the new year than with a fresh calendar? This stitched calendar not only looks pretty, but it incorporates little peeks into our full year of designs for 2014! Sure, you'll get a workout on those french knots, but the final result is a piece that can hang in your home for the whole year.

DMC Floss: #839, Dark Beige Brown; #445, Light Lemon; #3033, Very Light Mocha; #350, Medium Coral; #310, Black; #334, Medium Baby Blue; #761, Light Salmon; #3835, Medium Grape; #522, Fern Green; #414, Dark Steel Grey; #3854, Medium Autumn Gold; White (no number).

Materials Required: 2 30"x20" rectangles of muslin or other woven cotton fabric, fabric marking pen or pencil, safety pins or masking tape, 12" or smaller embroidery hoop to use while stitching, embroidery needle, scissors.

Notes: Use 2 strands of DMC Floss throughout, unless otherwise noted. Instructions are written to be worked in sections to minimize moving your hoop.

Stitches Used: Back Stitch, Chain Stitch, Satin Stitch, Straight Stitch, French Knot, Lattice Stitch, Long & Short, Lazy Daisy.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 17" x 11" rectangle


  • 6" embroidery hoop for working
  • embroidery needle
  • 2 17" squares of muslin
  • various DMC embroidery floss colors - see pattern description

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