Cross-stitch a bookmark featuring 4 little robots in bright holographic threads. This bookmark is a great way to encourage kids to read.
- 14-count Provence Lavender Aida (from Wichelt Imports)
- Kreinik holographic metallic threads:
-1/16”Ribbon in Solar Silver 001L
-Blending Filament in Chromo Gold 002L, Solar Silver 001L
-Fine #8 Braid in Robot Red 003L, Dyelectric Blue 029L, Kinetic Green 008L, Solar Silver 001L, Orangeruptus 027L
- several needles - beading needle, #22 Tapestry to use with the ribbon, #24 Tapestry to use with the braids
- eight small black seed beads
- felt for backing
- Pattern (pdf)
Cross stitch and backstitching following the color key and the main graph on the PDF. (You will need to download the PDF file.)
We cut a piece of purple felt slightly larger than our bookmark, using pinking shears for a decorative cut edge. Using a running backstitch and Fine #8 Braid 027L, sew both layers together (your bookmark and the felt backer). Fringe edges of the Aida cloth if desired.
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