Land of the Free Patriotic Bookmark

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Show your pride in being an American this Veteran’s Day! Stitch this striking bookmark for those veterans and miltary personnel who have red, white, and blue flowing in their veins.

Materials

  • Zweigart Linen 24-count Gold/White Stitchband (#7272-018)
  • DMC 6-Strand Embroidery Floss
  • Kreinik #4 Very Fine Braid

Tools

  • Embroidery Needle

Stitch Type

Backstitch: 1 strand
Cross-stitch: 2 strands
French Knot: 1 strand, wrapped two times

Basic Supplies

scissors

Directions

Size/Stitch Count

Approximate finished size: 24-count stitched over two threads = 12-count. For 12-count: 2” w x 6-5/8” h; Stitch count: 24 w x 80 h

Bookmark

1. Print pattern and key.

2. Using two strands floss, center and stitch design, working over two threads.

by Pamela Kellogg

 

4 thoughts on “Land of the Free Patriotic Bookmark

  1. Thank you for this chart. With our country’s future hanging in the balance, this is most appropriate. I intend to work this and put it in our family Bible. Thank you!

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