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Carnation Tile canvas

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Printed canvas only

This very simple design appeared in my book Victorian Needlepoint (now Arts and Crafts Needlepoint).  Inspired by a William De Morgan tile and printed on rug canvas (7/8 gauge) it is quick and satisfying to stitch. It would make a perfect project for someone wondering if needlepoint is for them.

The stitched piece makes a pretty scatter cushion. The cushions shown here are stitched in cross stitch, using one thread of Appleton tapestry wool. Sewn together as a rug the designs look deceptively complex.

The canvas is printed with design colours only, greens, yellows and red in only 6 colours, so it would be very simple to adapt to your own colour scheme.



CANVAS: 7/8#/in Zweigart Cream Rug Canvas, printed in 6 colours
DESIGN: 12.5 x 12.5 inches (32 x 32cm) approx


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