For August birthdays, a hand embroidery pattern featuring cheerful poppy flowers. Really nice kitchen decor and a great gift for someone with a birthday in August! This pattern features pretty red poppy flowers along with August embroidered in a burgundy shade. The pattern measures around 7" x 2 3/4". It stitches up very quickly using stem stitch and back stitch. Great for beginners! The pattern can be done in redwork, embroidered with colors to match your kitchen or use your favorite colors. The pattern can be made into a bookmark, added to pillow cases, or other sewing projects! The floss colors used in the sample are noted on the pattern and the finishing instructions for the fabric border is included if you want to embroider on a flour sack towel. This pattern includes the embroidery pattern, a photo page, embroidery instructions, suggested supply list and finishing instructions for the fabric border. Thank you! ©Country Garden. This pattern is for personal use only. Copyright remains with artist after purchase. Distribution in any manner is prohibited. Thank you for respecting the time and effort that goes into creating my designs. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY basic hand embroidery stitches of stem stitch and back stitch basic sewing skills SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS Finished pattern measures 7" x 2 3/4"