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Vintage Cross-Stitch Sampler for Valentine’s Day

This free vintage DMC cross-stitch sampler pattern is adorned with love-birds carrying a wee banner of four-leaf clovers between their beaks. The heart-shaped leaves and charming bird silhouettes make this an ideal piece to work up as a hand-crafted Valentine’s day card for a special someone. Aida cloth is available on Britex Fabrics’ 4th floor, and needles and floss is available on our 3rd floor.

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Rabbit Queen Embroidery Pattern

Just in time to embroider for Valentine’s day is Her Majesty, the Rabbit Queen, courtesy of the talented Andrea Zuill of http://zuill.us/andreablog. With her sweet doe eyes, her outstandingly upright ears, and royal crown & ruff, she would look wonderful stitched on each corner of a linen tablecloth.

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