Full Victorian Cross Stitch on Canvas with Wool
All Elizabeth Bradley kits are designed to be worked in Victorian Cross Stitch. This stitch covers the canvas well and produces thick, hard-wearing pieces of needlework with no distortion in shape. Ideal for making cushions or covering chairs or stools, they also make attractive pictures if framed and decorative carpets and wall hangings when joined together.
• The inset arrows show the direction of the stitch, the needle moves horizontally at all times • Left hand stitchers please turn the diagram upside down and work from left to right • It is not necessary to work on a frame when using this stitch
Making a Needlework Carpet
The creation of a needlework carpet may seem daunting, which is why at Elizabeth Bradley we offer comprehensive tutorage in our Advanced Carpet Joining classes to guide you through the process of joining designs. From a simple two panel to an ambitious 12 panel carpet, the end result will be an attractive and enduring needlework creation that can be cherished for years. The combination of the Victorian cross stitch on our durable blue line canvas with 4 ply tapestry wool means the ﬁnished result will be as strong as it is attractive.