Fourth July Celebration Card | Free Cross Stitch Chart

This week for our Freebie Friday we have something special for our American Friends. A Fourth of July cross stitch card.

Independence Day, also referred to as the Fourth of July or July Fourth, is a federal holiday in the United States commemorating the adoption of the Declaration of Independence 241 years ago on July 4th, 1776.4th July Card

Celebrate 4th July in style with this bold card in traditional red, blue and white. Tiny stars punched from paper decorate the base card.

4th July Card keyStitch count 64h x 27w

Design size 11.6 x 5cm (4. x 2in)

You will need:

For the stitching, use two strands for full and three-quarter cross-stitch and one strand for backstitch. To finish, trim the fabric with pinking shears. Cut a mount from red card and layer over the top. Cover the single-fold base card with gingham-patterned paper and add a border of punched stars to a striped border. Stick the fabric on top using double-sided tape.

4th July Card

100 cross stitch cardsThis chart has been excerpted from 100 Cross Stitch Card Designs by Joanne Sanderson. The book is a gorgeous collection of 100 cross stitch card designs to celebrate every occasion. Each chapter showcases eight beautifully stitched themed cards to mark every milestone, from Christenings and Christmas to Mother’s Day and moving home.

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Nadine dabbles in a wide range crafts. If it's pretty and she wants to make it, she'll learn the technique to do so. She is also never without a cup of tea in her hands.

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