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"It's Not Hoarding…" Cross Stitch Pattern
  • "It's Not Hoarding…" Cross Stitch Pattern
  • "It's Not Hoarding…" Cross Stitch Pattern
  • "It's Not Hoarding…" Cross Stitch Pattern
  • "It's Not Hoarding…" Cross Stitch Pattern
  • "It's Not Hoarding…" Cross Stitch Pattern
  • "It's Not Hoarding…" Cross Stitch Pattern

"It's Not Hoarding…" Cross Stitch Pattern

  • Pattern for counted cross stitch
  • Includes key for floss use and fabric suggestions
  • 103 stitches wide by 30 stitches tall
  • Does not include fabric or floss
SIX-338 - Cross Stitch Pattern Only
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A simple truth that is self-evident to all book lovers: "It's not HOARDING if it's BOOKS!" When finished, you can frame the completed piece for your wall, or better yet, use it as a bookmark.

This is a great project for intermediate stitchers. The design is relatively small— only 103 stitches wide by 30 stitches high, and the entire printed pattern fits on a single page. The front has a color photo of the finished design. The chart is graphed in black and white symbols. A table showing the DMC colors you'll need is included. But you do get lots of practice with backstitching, both in the lettering, and also around the edges of the books. The pattern also include quarter- and half-stitches. Instructions are included.

This is a pattern for counted cross stitch. It is not a complete kit. You will need to supply your own fabric and floss.

How much fabric do I need?
The designer recommends using 14-count white Aida cloth for this project. To calculate the amount of fabric you will need for your project, divide the number of stitches by the stitch count of the fabric you wish to use. The higher the count of your fabric, the smaller your piece will be. Some examples appear below. Remember to leave several additional inches as a border on each side, to facilitate framing your project when it is finished.

Fabric countApproximate size
of stitched area
14-count7 1/4" × 2 1/4"
18-count5 3/4" × 1 3/4"
25-count4" × 1 1/4"

How difficult is this pattern?
Here's some information to consider to help you decide if this pattern is within your comfort zone.

Number of stitches103 × 30
Number of colors17
Number of pages2
Half- or quarter-stitchesyes
Specialty stitchesyes
Specialty flossno

Can I get this as a complete kit?
Nope. Sorry but we only sell printed patterns. You will need to provide your own floss and fabric for your project.

Can I get this pattern as a download?
I'm sorry, but we only offer physical patterns at this time. We do not sell downloads of these patterns.

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    had to have this when i saw it and it will be number 2 on my get it done list