Last Updated on December 9, 2020 by wendigratz
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It’s her new favorite doodle.
She drew one recently in chalk on a slate stone in our yard and I loved the effect – so that’s what I was going for with this simple line drawing.
The image is just under 6 inches square. It would be cute on a tote bag or T-shirt – or a towel. It also fits perfectly into a 7″ hoop.
This is a great pattern for beginners. You only need one stitch and there’s nothing too fussy or detailed about it.
I stitched it in a pale (chalky) color on a dark background and with a slightly thicker thread than I usually use.
Here’s how to do it. . .
(If you use an iron-on transfer method, remember that you’ll need to reverse that pattern image.)
Stitch your design. I used backstitch for all the stitching, and a full 6 strands of DMC #519 on a dark grey fabric.
Soak out the stabilizer and iron it dry.
Finish it up however you like!
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