Love is in the Air Wedding Sampler | Freebie Friday

Wedding season is fast approaching, invites are coming through thick and fast and while some may rush to scour the gift register, we wanted to share a unique handmade gift for you to make for the happy couple.

Love is in the Air Cross Stitch chartStitch up this wedding sampler, pop it in a frame and hey presto, you have a sentimental keepsake that anyone would love to receive.

Stitch count:  106h x 86w

Design size:  19.2 x 15.6cm (7½ x 61/8 in)

Fabric:  28-count antique white linen (or 14-count Aida)

Threads:  DMC stranded cotton (colours listed in chart key below)

Embellishments:  Mill Hill pink seed beads and tiny white heart buttons

Prepare your fabric for work. Follow the chart below and work over two linen threads (or one Aida block), using two strands of stranded cotton for cross stitch and one for backstitch. Change names and sew on the buttons and beads.

Love is in the air colour chart

Love is in the air chart

This project has been excerpted from Quick to Stitch Cross Stitch Keepsakes by Helen Philipps.

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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.