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FREE mini mushroom cross stitch pattern

I have previously said that I love spots and I have currently been working on small pattern motif designs. So combining the two here is my new mini mushroom cross stitch pattern. You could just imagine this would be where fairies would want to rest for the night. Grab your pattern for this tiny red toadstool for free!

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This is a quick and easy pattern to stitch up. Perfect for those who have scraps of aida and floss left in their stash. If you are a beginner cross stitcher and you don’t fancy tackling the backstitch. It’ll look just fine without.

Backstitch in 310
+ 3801
E 524
and blanc for the spots

Stitch Count: 20w x 20h
Finished Size: 3.62 cm x 3.62 cm (14 ct./inch)
Cloth: Aida
Cloth’s Color: White
# of colors: 4 Colors

If you’d like to make the pattern into a covered button, you can check out the tutorial here.

Don’t forget to share your makes with me on twitter, Instagram and Facebook, just tag me with @Craftcartwright so I spot them.

Find everything you need in my beginners guide to cross stitch and 7 ways to master embroidery. Plus find lots of other great free charts on my cross stitch patterns page.

Buy the kit to get stitching!

You will need:

You can also find lots more cross stitch goodies in my Amazon Store.

Yield: Cross stitch

How to get started in cross stitch

How to get started in cross stitch
Prep Time 2 minutes
Active Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 2 minutes

Materials

  • 14 count aida
  • DMC embroidery thread

Tools

  • Pattern
  • Embroidery hoop
  • Embroidery scissors
  • Optional - a thimble

Instructions

  1. Start by printing off your pattern and checking it's dimensions
  2. Cut the fabric to larger than the pattern dimensions and fit in your hoop
  3. Tighten the hoop to secure the fabric
  4. Find the center of your pattern and the center of your fabric design
  5. Start stitching from the center
  6. Cut a length of embroidery floss no longer than the length of your arm
  7. Separate it into two stands and keep the remaining four for later
  8. Thread your needle
  9. Start stitching from the back of the fabric, holding the loose thread until you have done a few rows of stitching which will keep the end in place.
  10. Work your stitches all the in same direction, the bottom of the cross should always be the same in every stitch.
  11. Work in either individual crosses or for longer areas of stitch work the bottom arm of the cross stitch in a row and then stitch back over the row to do the top arm of the cross.
  12. To finish, ensure the needle is on the back of the fabric. Thread it through the underside of a few stitches and then snip off the loose end.

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