A keepsake album for photographs and memorabilia is a must for any proud new parents. This free cross stitch chart designed by Joanne Sanderson features a sweet teddy and is perfect to decorate the cover.
56h x 45w
10.2 x 8.2cm (4 x 3¼ in)
You will need
White 14-count Aida 18 x 15cm (7 x 6in)
Tapestry needle size 24
DMC stranded cotton (floss) as listed in the chart key
Four small buttons
Sheet of white card and deep yellow card
Decorative cord or self-adhesive ribbon
Double-sided tape and craft glue
1 Once all stitching is complete, trim the embroidery to four rows beyond the design. Stitch a button in each corner of the border.
2 Use double-sided tape to fix the embroidery to a piece of yellow card 15 x 13.5cm (6 x 5¼ in). Fix decorative braid or self-adhesive ribbon around the edge of the fabric. Round the corners of the card with scissors and use double-sided tape to fix the mounted fabric on the front of the album.