SSD-C27 - Patriotic Trio

1 1/8-2” w by 1 1/2-2” h each - 16-28 stitches w by 21-29 stitches h each

These are three patriotic cross-stitch designs - American flag - shows the American flag waving in the breeze and the letters
USA beside it.  The design is embellished with white petite beads for stars -, American bald eagle - shows the legendary
United States logo in great detail, with backstitching showing off his feathers, in a familiar pose, sitting on a branch, wings out,
above a vine with green leaves -, and Uncle Sam - shows the legendary United States representative in red, white and blue,
in his familiar “I want YOU” pose.  A French knot is used for the eagle eye, and backstitch emphasizes the eagle’ feathers.

The images are on pre-finished ovals ready to be finished to be decorative on both sides (with detailed finishing instructions
provided) and hung as patriotic decorations after a ribbon is laced through the lace edge of the medallions.  The ribbons will
provide unique accents to the motifs.

Materials used for models:
Pre-finished 2 3/4” x 3 1/2”, 14 count Aida ovals with lace edges OR may use any cross stitch fabric including waste canvas
DMC 6 strand Embroidery Floss
Mill Hill Petite Glass Beads from Wichelt Imports / Mill Hill
Seasonal or Contrasting Fabric - Batting (or felt) - Ribbon - 1/8” wide - Beading Needle

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http://www.crosstitch.com/cgi-bin/pattern.pl?f=107ptrio10
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http://www.patternsonline.com/Patterns/Pat.aspx?P=30410 -
Susan Saltzgiver Designs - Mushrooms and Moles
American Flag
Bald Eagle
Uncle Sam
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