Have I Toad You?

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Have I “toad” you lately that I love you? Stitch this adorable toad cross-stitch as a fun way to let that someone special know exactly how you feel.


  • 14-count pale yellow Aida cloth, 9”x11”
  • DMC 6-strand Embroidery Floss
  • The Gentle Art Sampler Threads 6-Strand Gently Overdyed Embroidery Floss
  • Weeks Dye Works 6-Strand Hand Overdyed Floss
  • Buttons: toad, heart


  • Embroidery needle

Stitch Type

  • Backstitch: 2 strands (unless otherwise indicated)
  • Cross-stitch: 2 strands

Basic Supplies



Size/Stitch Count

Approximate finished size: 4”x6”; stitch count: 57 w x 84 h

Toad Design

1. Print chart and key. (Note: The blue words “chart” and “key” are links. To access these, select the link, then download and print items.)

2. Stitch design centered on fabric.

3. Hand sew buttons to design using two strands GA Sampler: heart, #304 Red Medium; toad, #3362 Pine Green Dark.

4. Finish as desired.

by Nicole C. McNaught for Serenity in Stitching

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