This pretty pincushion features an ‘eye’ from the peacock’s tail feathers. Stitch the design on antique white 14-count Aida, following the chart below, using two strands of stranded cotton for cross stitch and one strand for Kreinik cross stitches. Use one strand for backstitch. Mount the design into a ready-made wooden pincushion according to the manufacturer’s instructions.
31h x 33w
5.6 x 6cm (2 1/4 x 2 3/8in)
This free cross stitch chart by Lesley Teare was excerpted from Oriental Cross Stitch, published by David & Charles.