This lovely, traditional rose
wreath design derives from a pattern originally printed in an English ladies
magazine dating from the 1920's.
pretty rose wreath looks gorgeous as a Clippy Cover Girl bag insert but makes an
equally charming centre for a cushion.
particular design is worked on a 10 Count plastic
canvas, in tent stitch.
This stitch is explained in the downloaded materials. Full instructions and a
colour chart to follow are also included in the download below.
panel measures 22cm (8.6 inches) by 29.5cm (11.7inches). If you are making the
bag insert there is no background to
be stitched, just the central motif, and so a design like this can be completed
in a few evenings.
the design is finished a coloured sheet of card, material or foam is placed
behind the canvas to provide the contrasting colour. Although we have used a
mauve sheet of foam here, a white, cream, turquoise or pink background looks
equally pretty. You can change these sheets
from time to time to suit your mood or to match your outfit.
bag and plastic canvas are
not included in the download, but can be purchased from our shop.
NPC30: Wreath of Roses Chart Download