All stitches done with a single thread of floss. You may use DMC or any other thread suitable for blackwork embroidery.
There are no fractional stitches in this pattern. However, some stitches may intercross to create artistic shapes.
The embroidery may also done with DMC Light Effects, if you are comfortable stitching with these threads. Simply look for the same colors with an E prefix, e.g. E703 instead of 703.
The embroidery can also be done in monochrome. In this case, use DMC 310 (or another color of your choice) for the whole design.
These bookmark designs are done in the art nouveau wall panel style and can be arranged by 2 or 4 in a single frame.
For economical and hassle-free framing, you may consider a standard frame in size 6×8 inches (or 15×20 cm) for 2 panels as shown in this chart, or an A4 frame (21×30 cm) for 4 panels.
The design is shown on 14 count Aida fabric, but you may also use evenweave or fabric with a different count.
Single Bookmark Size:
31×95 stitches = 2.2×6.8 in = 5.6×17.3 cm
Arranged by 2:
Grid Size – 85×111 stitches = 6.1×7.9 in = 15.5×20.1 cm
Design Area – 69×95 stitches = 4.9 x 6.8 in = 12.4×17.3 cm
Stitches required: Backstitch. Single thread for all the design.
Digital cross stitch / blackwork pattern
No physical items will be shipped. A PDF pattern will be emailed to you within 1 working day.
No fabric, floss, or other materials are included in the listing. The finished embroidery shown in the photos is for demonstration purposes only.