March Stitchalong

This month’s SAL features an original pattern in time for St. Patrick’s Day. I’m not personally of Irish descent but I do have an Aunt that’s Irish and I can never get enough of green embroidery floss! To everyone who loves the green.. here we go!

Supplies List:

1  8″ x 8″ swatch of fabric
Embroidery Scissors
Size 9 embroidery needle
Embroidery hoop
Embroidery floss in your choice of colors

Tips and Tricks:

  • I’ll be using two threads throughout the design – possibly three.
My March Color Palette

Stitches I think I’ll be using in this design include:

  • Back Stitch – for the lettering
  • Long & Short Stitch – on the clover
  • Sheaf Stitch – on the circle going around the design
  • You should use whatever stitches you prefer or try something new!

Want to know how to do the Sheaf stitch? Here ya go:

Be sure to add pics of both your work in progress and your completed pieces on Instagram and tag #NewLeafSAL so we can all see what everyone is getting up to!

Most importantly, have fun! 

Wanna see how I’m doing?  Visit my Instagram Profile!

Here’s your pattern for March:

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Stitchalong patterns are © New Leaf Stitchery and are for personal use only.
Please do not sell items made with this pattern.

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