Miniature Motifs are small designs which can be turned into delicate tree ornaments, pin badges, decorations for cards, pincushions, needlebooks and many more. Perfect for quick gifts and ideal for travelling, the possibilities are limited only by your imagination...
In England, red squirrels only live in selected places in the North East and North West but until the early twentieth century, they were a common sight across the country. In Honeyapple Meadow, red squirrels bound through the Arboretum and in autumn can be seen tucking into juicy blackberries, before the hunt for more acorns continues...
Autumn Squirrel uses cross stitch, French knots, back stitch and straight stitch. Each stitch is explained using clear diagrams and step-by-step instructions.
The ornament and pin cushion pictured were worked on Zweigart 32ct Antique White linen, finished with scraps of fabric and ribbon from Bethany's stash. The pin badge was worked on Zweigart 56ct White linen.
For a quick and easy start, add our materials pack with optional 5-inch hoop, particularly useful if you're buying a pack as a gift and you don't know if your friend has one already! You will be able to stitch at least two Miniature Motifs on the pre-cut piece of 32ct linen or at least four Miniature Motifs on the pre-cut 56ct linen.
Stitch count: 20 x 21
Chart pack contents: Colour pictures of finished piece, chart and stitch diagrams.
Materials pack contents: pre-cut 32ct or 56ct Zweigart Antique White linen, DMC floss, size 26 or size 28 gold-plated John James needle and 5-inch wooden hoop (optional)
Materials required: Antique White linen and DMC floss