Grab your free skull cross stitch chart here. Skulls are not just for Halloween. This great pattern could be used for so many things. Imagine it stitched up and patched on a back pack or jacket.
How about a great scented hanging decoration for your car or wardrobe? However you choose to stitch this spooky cross stitch pattern up even if it’s just for Halloween. I’m sure you’ll love it.
Don’t be put off by the back stitch. Even if you are a beginner. The pattern is only small with full count stitches and a very limited colour palette. If you really hate back stitch, why not try just stitching the teeth? As the shading will provide some shaping.
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You will need:
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- 14 count aida
- DMC embroidery thread
- Embroidery hoop
- Embroidery scissors
- Optional - a thimble
- Start by printing off your pattern and checking it's dimensions
- Cut the fabric to larger than the pattern dimensions and fit in your hoop
- Tighten the hoop to secure the fabric
- Find the center of your pattern and the center of your fabric design
- Start stitching from the center
- Cut a length of embroidery floss no longer than the length of your arm
- Separate it into two stands and keep the remaining four for later
- Thread your needle
- 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.
- Work your stitches all the in same direction, the bottom of the cross should always be the same in every stitch.
- 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.
- 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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