This cross-stitch design of a swan on a pond with cattails and lily pads, gives the appearance of lace on a background color of stitcher's choice. The surrounding border is curved at the corners which are embellished with roses and gives the impression of lace decoration and edging. The stitching is done in white - whole and half stitches, creating a design that even a novice could stitch.
The model is stitched on linen to keep with the ‘old’ tradition, but aida or evenweave may be used.
Materials used for model: 28 count Linen, Whimsy from Picture This Plus DMC 6 strand embroidery floss in winter white Frame - 9” x 11”, OCWT (Old Cupboard White) from East Side Mouldings -1-800-840-6077