Robot Read

Robot Read
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Robot Read

a quick-to-stitch bookmark featuring kreinik holographic threads
Skill levels: All levels
Time: about two hours

This fabulous little bookmark features the word “Read” written in Robotglyphics. Only robots — and little readers — understand! Share stitched bookmarks with others in the Stitching for Literacy Needle and ThREAD charity program. For info on how to get involved, visit http://www.

Materials needed
• 14-count Provence Lavender Aida (from Wichelt Imports)
• Kreinik holographic metallic threads:
 - 1/16” Ribbon in Solar Silver 001L
 - Blending Filament in Chromo Gold 002L, Solar Silver 001L
 - Fine #8 Braid in Robot Red 003L, Dyelectric Blue 029L, Kinetic Green 008L,
   Solar Silver 001L, Orangeruptus 027L
• several needles - beading needle, #22 Tapestry to use with the ribbon, #24 Tapestry to use with the braids
• eight small black seed beads
• felt for backing

Cross stitch and backstitching following the color key and the main graph on the PDF. (You will need to download the PDF file.)

We cut a piece of purple felt slightly larger than our bookmark, using pinking shears for a decorative cut edge. Using a running backstitch and Fine #8 Braid 027L, sew both layers together (your bookmark and the felt backer). Fringe edges of the Aida cloth if desired.

Click here to download the FREE instructions for this design. You will need the Adobe Reader to view and print this file. If you have trouble downloading this file and would like us to send you a printed copy send a #10 SASE to: (Insert the name of the design you want), P.O. Box 1258, Parkersburg, WV 26102.

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