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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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(10) Name: 'Embroidery : CANDY

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Stitches Used: Back Stitch, Chain Stitch, Satin Stitch, French Knot, Lattice Stitch

Pattern Description:

I love dressing up for Halloween, but there's no denying it: This is a holiday that's all about the CANDY. Celebrate the most sugary holiday of them all by stitching up (calorie-free!) colorful versions of your favorite candies!

Notes: Use 2 strands of DMC Floss throughout, unless otherwise noted.

If you're unsure of the stitches, please download our free stitch guide here: http://redletterdaystitches.com/blog/store/products/the-red-letter-day-stitches-stitch-guide/

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Intended for 6" embroidery hoop.


  • 2 12" squares of muslin or other woven cotton fabric
  • fabric marking pen or pencil
  • safety pins or masking tape
  • 6" or smaller embroidery hoop to use while stitching
  • embroidery needle
  • scissors
  • DMC Floss: #3835: Purple; #310:Black; #Blanc:White; #648:Grey; #307:Yellow; #3853:Orange; #606:Red; #562:Green.

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