Here’s the latest vintage cross stitch and embroidery set from my personal collection, it features a lively scottish terrier character for each day of the week…use for kitchen towels or whatever else you like. The details and individual downloads are available below, I hope you like them!
Playful Scottie Dogs
This pattern contains motifs to be worked in the simplest of embroidery stitches to be used on kitchen towels or other kitchen linens. Toweling should be used for towels. Linen, unbleached muslin, gingham or a similar cotton material would do for other articles.
- One Towel: 1 yard of 16 or 18 inch material
- Six strand cotton in each color to be used.
Transferring Pattern: Hem each towel end. Cut the motif from pattern. Pin it securely in place with the bottom of the design about 1 inch above the hem of towel and transfer in chosen method.
Embroidery: Follow Color Suggestions and work crosses, cross stitch; continuous lines, outline stitch; single lines, single stitch; broken lines, running stitch.
Color Suggestions: Work in one color, two shades of one color, working scotties the darker shade, rest of motifs the lighter shade or in various colors as follows: scottie, black; wash on line, handle of iron, plates, case for tape measure, stool, handle of brush and lettering, various bright colors; pie, light brown; tape measure, yellow or tan; finish motifs in black.
Directions: Click on image to access larger pattern (jpg file format), right click on it then save to your desktop. Each of the files have already been flipped so you can trace directly on top of them when transferring to fabric, you’ll find tips for transferring patterns here .
Also check out this playful puppy set here .