Home in the Country Stitch-Along #12

You have reached the final steps in the Home in the Country Stitch-Along! Yippee!

I hope you enjoyed making your home in the country and will continue to create even more embroidery art.

Please note that directions are added to the Home in the Country Stitch-Along page after they are first posted here on the Artfabrik blog.

Step #12- Stitch the Sky and Edging

  • Stitch Running Stitches on the sky fabric in spirals and curves. Use a size 12 thread (like Oceanand a size 5 hand embroidery needle.
  • Stitch to within 1/4″ of the fabric edges.
  • Center the design on the background fabric and pin into place.
  • Stitch the design to the background using sewing thread and long Running Stitches.
  • Stitch Blanket Stitches around the edge of the design attaching it to the backing fabric.
  • Use a size 8 pearl cotton thread (like Asters).
  • Stitch French Knots inside each tine of the Blanket Stitches.
  • Use a size 8 pearl cotton thread (like Asters).

Hurray! You’ve finished your Home in the Country project. Thank you for joining me. If you’d like to see more free stitch-alongs please visit our Tutorials Page.