Saturday, May 4, 2019


Hello Friends!

I finished up another one of these patriotic easel pieces today, this time using a pattern from Homespun Elegance. I've been in a patriotic stitching mood lately (I have three more UFOs on my table right now) and I just love the look of them with that black and tan homespun fabric.

I found this chalkboard easel at Michaels, and I loved the white-washed effect it had. I covered the chalkboard with some black and tan homespun, and then mounted the stitched piece on top. The sides are edged with twine, and then I made some bows out of patriotic and polka dot ribbon. Then I made a cover button out of some red and black polka dot fabric and added that to the center.


Pattern: Liberty Parade
Designer: Homespun Elegance
Liberty Parade - Cross Stitch Pattern
Fabric: 32 ct Vintage Country Mocha Lugana
Colors Used: DMC 930, 3777, 611, 729, 3371, 3011, White

Thanks for stopping by!

1 comment:

Robin in Virginia said...

Super patriotic finish, Alissa! Love the use of the backing fabric and ribbon with your piece on that easel. Well done!

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