Brazilian Embroidery Design area 5" x 5"
Intended Finished Size: 8 in. x 8 in.
Fabric cut size: 12" x 12"
Nestled in a corner of days gone by is this
thatched roof cottage. Walk along the lined path and see the bird house
and bird bath.
The roof on this cottage is very 3 dimensional and life-like.
The following basic stitching directions are NOT included.
Stem stitch, Outline stitch, Straight stitch, French knots, Bullions, Satin Stitch, Cast-ons.
If you know the technique for these stitches you will need
NO other directions.
The directions are quite complete with lots of picture diagrams.
For colors used in the sample see below.
The following is a list of color choice used in the sample.
The Trunk of the Large Tree ( Used in sample: Dark Brown Cotton Floss DMC 433)or (Iris 120)
Tree Leaves on large tree: Iris (040)
The Trunk of the Small tree on the right. (Used in sample: DMC 433) or
Apples beads or glory red (152), pink or yellow
Leaves On the Shrubs: Iris or Glory. (095, 121, 160)
House Body: Use 2 strands of white cotton floss or (1 strand glory 000).
Outline (Used in
sample: DMC 433) or Iris 120.
Thatch padding: Brown or tan Lola (223 or 225)
Thatch Topping: (Used in sample: DMC 435 and 436) or Iris 223 and Iris 225.
Roof Ridge: (Used in sample: DMC 435 )or Iris 225.
Chimney: (Used in sample: DMC 415, 414) or Iris 132 and Iris 228.
Birdhouse: white cotton floss or glory / Iris 000.
(Used in sample: DMC 433) or Iris 120, Brown or tan Lola (223 or 225)
(Used in sample: DMC 435 and 436) or Iris 223 and Iris 225.
Bird Bath: (Used in Sample: DMC 415)
(Used in sample: DMC 414) Iris 132 and Iris 228; Blending Filament.
Steps: (Used in sample: DMC 415, 414) or Iris 132 and Iris 228.
Flowers along Steps: Various colors in glory.
Birds: 1 strand of any blue bird color glory (123) or DMC.
Hollyhocks: The leaves (glory 216) Flowers: Glory (141) and any glory (114).
Golden Chain Tree: Iris or Glory (121) glory (114)
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