Stitch of the Month
December 2003: I Never Promised You A Rose Garden

by David McCaskill
Needlepoint Designer/Teacher

The December edition of the ANG Stitch of the Month is a special holiday present to all our visitors. "I Never Promised You A Rose Garden" is a design that uses many of the Stitches of the Month for 2003.

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When stitched on 18-count canvas, the finished size of Rose Garden is 7" x 7", which is a good size for a box top, pillow insert, tote bag, etc.

Materials list:
These are the materials I chose when I stitched the model:

You can use any type and color of threads you wish, and any count and color of canvas you wish, as long as the threads you choose will work on the canvas mesh size you've chosen.


"Rose Garden" creator David McCaskill and the members of the ANG Internet Committee worked the design using a variety of threads and colors.  Take a look at our results!

Experiment with stitches and with colors, but most of all have fun and enjoy!

Let's start stitching!

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