Kokeshi Biscornu III
COUNTED CROSS STITCH CHART BY BARBARA ANA DESIGNS
Here's the third Kokeshi pattern in Barbara Ana's exquisite collection of Japanese dolls adapted for cross sitch on small biscornu cushions.
This one features a very young girl taking a walk in a Japanese garden, amid the cherry blossom.
This pattern is embellished with a cute geometric motif of white flowers backstitched using fine white Pearl cotton (size 12) which gives the stitching a very neat and dimensional aspect. The biscornu is further adorned with Swarovsky beads.
Threads used are from The Gentle Art's range of overdyed floss. DMC substitute are also provided
A cross stitch pattern by Barbara Ana Designs.
Number of stitches: 76 x 76 (wide x high)
Stitches: Cross stitch (no fractional stitches), Backstitch,
Chart: Black and White AND Color
Threads: The gentle Art (sampler thread and Simply Shaker) or DMC Embroidery floss, White pearl cotton size 12
Accessories: Swarovsky bicone beads, jingle bells, button
Number of colors:11
Themes: japanese, doll, girl, kokeshi, garden, flower, blossom, heron