Shades of Canada
Information provided by designer:
Shades of Plum is the tenth in a series of twelve shaded designs featuring bands and motifs shaped into geometric patterns.
(others can be ordered)
Model impeccably stitched by Nadia Osman.
Stitch Count: 249w x 249h
Design Size: 12 ½ x 12 ½ inches on 40 count fabric over 2 (20ct fabric over 1)
14 x 14 inches on 36 count fabric over 2 (18ct fabric over 1)
15 ¾ x 15 ¾ inches on 32 count fabric over 2 (16ct fabric over 1)
18 x 18 inches on 28 count fabric over 2 (14ct fabric over 1)
Fabric used for the model is 40ct Dried Petals from Fabric Flair. Because this design uses full cross stitches only, you can use any type of fabric you like.
Dinky Dyes 072 Cabernet x3 OR DMC 3834 x3 - 16680 stitches
Dinky Dyes 177 Vintage Plum x3 OR DMC 3835 x3 - 15145 stitches
* This is not an exact conversion, the DMC are of course solid rather than overdyed, but it's fairly close.
Floss estimates are for 40 count fabric using one strand of floss for stitching over two. If you are using a lower count of fabric or multiple strands of floss you will need to adjust these amounts.