This cross-stitch design is of a well loved, often quoted, favorite scripture – Ecclesiastes 3:1-8. The suns and clouds in the background enhance the words. Whole and back stitches (scripture) are used.
The background requires extra floss. . DMC Floss Usage: DMC #775 Baby Blue - 13 skeins DMC #745 Light Pale Yellow - 4 skeins DMC #415 Pearl Gray - 2 skeins; DMC #318 Light Steel Gray - 1 skein DMC White - 1 skein DMC #796 Dark Royal Blue - 1 skein
(Note that usage is estimated by the program. Ripping and re-stitching will cause extra floss to be needed.) To be sure floss color does not vary, purchase all the skeins needed at one time. The following list provides guidance.
Materials needed: Antique White Jobelan 28 count (429-101), OR Antique White Aida 14 count (357-101) OR Country French Soft Touch Antique White Aida 14 count (367-101) from Wichelt Imports. DMC embroidery floss