I enjoy embroidery, and these little cushions are (relatively) quick and easy to make.
For the examples above, I used odds and ends of Anchor and DMC embroidery cotton and 22 count Aida cloth.
I worked in half cross-stitch and, at this size and on this fabric, 2 strands of thread gives a finish that I like.
The cushions are backed with fine, unbleached linen – from an old shirt – and filled with a very small quantity of modern toy stuffing.
The butterfly is copied from a Victorian sampler in the V & A collection, but the other designs are my own.
I am sorry that I do not have enough free space to make up and store kits for 12th scale needlework projects, but anyone who would like to is welcome to use these patterns.
PLEASE NOTE: All the patterns on this blog are for personal use only, and not for resale.
If you have time – and patience ! – the designs make up very nicely as cards.