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from Brooke's Books Cross Stitch/Embroidery
(10) Name: 'Embroidery : Brooke'sBooks DAD'S GOOD ADVICE

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • You will need to know how to cross stitch and back stitch to complete this design. You can find a beginner's tutorial here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mr_LfGr1v0E

Pattern Description:

Show your dad that his common sense love really did stick after all.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • This design is 125 x 84 stitches. If you stitch on 14 count fabric over 1 thread or 28 count fabric over 2 threads the finished dimensions will be approximately 9" x 6".


  • You will need 1 skein of each listed color of DMC floss & evenweave fabric of your choice. Suggested fabrics are 14 count Aida (Stitched over 1 thread) or 28 count evenweave like linen, Lugana, Jobelan, etc...(Stitched over 2 threads). Suggested fabric color is White or a darker than white color of choice.

You Will Also Need:

  • You will also need an embroidery hoop, #24 tapestry needle, sharp embroidery scissors and materials for finishing your stitched piece. (ie: a frame, fabric to make a pillow, etc...)

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