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Death Before Decaf

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(10) Name: 'Embroidery : Death Before Decaf
Death Before Decaf
Death Before Decaf
Death Before Decaf
Death Before Decaf

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • cross-stitch

Pattern Description:

It takes a badass font to do justice to a badass motto - this is one of our favourites! Death Before Decaf should be the rallying cry of all coffee-lovers everywhere.

Perfect for your kitchen or your cubicle - make a statement with your stitches! Declare your love of caffeine!

This cross-stitch pattern comes with a full colour chart with floss legends in DMC, JP Coats, and Anchor, although of course all colours can be replaced as per the stitcher's preference.

This pattern is simple and suitable for beginners. We've included our best stitching tips for both beginners and more experienced stitchers and if you're completely new to the craft there's a good how-to video courtesy of Yarn Tree at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mr_LfGr1v0E

(c) 2012 Jacqueline Gable
Patterns are for personal use only. Please do not distribute any copies of the pattern. Finished pieces may be given as gifts, but not sold for profit. Thank you!

Happy Stitching! xo

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Design Area: 5.50" x 3.86" (77 x 54 stitches)


  • 14 count Aida or 28 count Linen
  • embroidery floss
  • embroidery hoop
  • tapestry needle