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Flossy's Garden

Flossy is a cute gardener doll that doubles as a needlework tool holder. Her tie-on apron has pockets to hold scissors and other tools. At her feet are flowers, a watering can and several garden creatures. She holds a luscious looking strawberry pin keep and a handy gathering basket.

(Click on photo for a list of stitching supplies and additional views of Flossy.)

The chart includes all stitching and finishing instructions to work the front and back of the 10-inch Flossy doll, as well as her accessories, including two tiny seed packet needle books. The design is stitched on 28 count Natural Cashel Linen using DMC and Gentle Art threads.

Stitch Count: 171 wide x 168 high and 169 wide x 150 high

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AlphaBetsy's House

This pastoral sampler scene features a yellow brick house perched on top of an alphabet hill. Instructions are included to finish AlphaBetsy's House as either a flat-backed piece for display or a sewing caddy with wool felt pockets to hold needlework tools.

Easy finishing instructions are also included for the AlphaBetsy pin cushion doll.

AphaBetsy's House design size: 6 3/4 x 5 1/2 inches Pin Cushion Doll finished size: 5 inches tall

Both designs are worked on 32 count Raw Belfast Linen using DMC and Gentle Art threads.

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Berry Basket

Stitch a sweet pin cushion basket filled with strawberries and blossoms. Top the berries with some sparkly gold beads, add a little bee button from JABC, and finish with a handle made with twisted pearl cotton cording. This fun charted needlepoint design includes all stitching and finishing instructions. Berry Basket is worked on 18 mesh canvas with DMC pearl cotton threads.

Design size: 4 1/2 x 5 inches.

Coming Soon: Birdhouse Box